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Re: svn:externals ../ in local path

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2009 11:42:50 -0800

Dimitri Yanculovici wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to know if the “../” in the local path of an svn:externals
> definition is planed to be supported.
> It isn’t in the 1.5 version of svn : “Also, the local subdirectory part
> of the definition cannot contain .. parent directory indicators (such as
> ../../skins/myskin).”
> Is there a bug (enhancement) already opened for that in the subversion
> issue tracker?
> I didn't find one.

No, it was a deliberate design decision not to support that. If you want an
external to be dropped into a directory above the directory with the
svn:external property, you need to move the property up to a level that has the
external checkout location to be a subdirectory.

What are you trying to do?


Received on 2009-02-05 20:43:22 CET

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