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Re: externals and sparse directories

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2008 08:23:58 -0500

Martin Schröder wrote:
> See
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?listName=users&msgNo=83593
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2007-10/0071.shtml
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2954
>
> externals are not created unless depth=infinity. so there seems to is
> no way to telescope into externals. IMHO that's a bug; I expect them
> to be created like normal dirs with depth=immediates.
>
> Does somebody agree so that I can file abug?

File externals will be supported in 1.6, and I *think* that additional depth
parameters will also be supported, but I'm not sure. There are others on this
list with a bit more knowledge about this topic, but I think filing a bug at
this point would be premature. Are there any existing bugs about this topic?

-Hyrum

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