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Re: Mimicing CVS modules in Subversion

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 12:21:11 -0500

Steinar Bang wrote:
>>>>>> John Peacock <john.peacock_at_havurah-software.org>:
>
>> However, you should be aware that Subversion 1.6 will include support
>> for file-based externals (as opposed to directory based).
>
> More importantly: will they be repository relative, rather than
> absolute, like today?

As of Subversion 1.5, externals definitions may use a relative URL syntax.
The same is true for the new file externals in 1.6. (In fact, one
limitation of the file externals implementation is that it can only pull
files from the same repository as the primary working copy.)

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