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Re: Relative externals - take 2

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-04 16:13:37 CET

John Peacock wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote:
>> My example above is the RFC1808 officially defined way to specify a
>> scheme relative URL.
>> I'm really unenthusiastic about deviating from the standard.
> You didn't have any problem doing so in your example 2b, though. ;)

Well, I couldn't really not deviate from the standard, when the standard
didn't define *anything* to use in that case, could I? :-)

>> SVK //paths are never used in externals definitions, though, are they?
> Well, it's really not the way that SVK operates (since it is intended to
> be a distributed system). For that matter, I think it would be better
> in SVK to create a mirror of the remote repository instead of using
> externals. I don't even know for certain that svn:externals works with
> SVK (or that it doesn't).
> I also don't know enough of the internals of SVK to know if this usage
> would cause any difficulties. CLKao does monitor this list, I believe,
> but I've cc'd the svk list to be on the safe side...



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