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Re: svn:externals

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-10-05 03:38:25 CEST

Karl Chen wrote:
> Is there any way, or would it be possible to add a feature to
> svn:externals, to have a URI be based on the current repository?
> - Have the method be the same as the parent repository. For
> example, we use https:// for commits, but allow anonymous read
> over http://. However, svn:externals currently forces us to
> pick one.

You aren't the first person to express this need. I think the generic
form of it looks something like, "May I used a URL relative to my
current location instead of a fully qualified one, please?"

So, instead of "http[s]://server/repos/trunk/some_library", you might
just have "../../some_library".

(For the record, I'm much in favor of adding this functionality.)

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Thu Oct 5 03:38:59 2006

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