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Re: Externals clutter "svn status" output

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-10-25 18:24:41 CEST

"Ian Brockbank" <Ian.Brockbank@wolfsonmicro.com> writes:

> Hi Michael,
> > Actually, I've been meaning to bang out support for --no-externals in
> > all the subcommands that "do something" with externals. Passing this
> > flag to status, update, checkout, commit, etc. would prevent externals
> > processing from happening. I wonder if I remembered to file an issue
> > for this...?
> That would be great. Er, which commands actually do something with
> externals? In my experience, just checkout, update and switch. In
> particular commit and diff do not (which frequently catches us out
> here...).

I think commit does, in that if you change the value of the externals
property, Subversion will update the external working copy. Though,
no, it won't actually recurse in and perform a commit from that
working copy.

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