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Re: Extend svn:externals to support files (issue 937)

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-01-18 01:14:46 CET

On Wed, 17 Jan 2007, Trent Nelson wrote:

>
> Regarding: http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=937
> E.g.:
> svn:externals:
> bin/tcnative-1.dll http://svn.foo.com/repo/tags/tcnative-1.1.8.dll
...
> Karl suggested two possible implementations (again, way back in 2002):
> either allow svn:externals to refer to files (and handle as dirs are
> handled), or change .svn/entries to refer to files in other
> repositories.
>
> Is either of these still plausible? I've lurked around the externals
> code with these two points in mind and have a few ideas/questions, but
> I'd like to hear other subversion developers' thoughts on this issue
> first.

Don't you need to do both?

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