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Re: peg externals to base version

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Mon, 11 May 2009 11:56:11 -0500


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On May 11, 2009, at 11:49 AM, kurtharriger wrote:

> Would it possible to peg externals an so that they update to the same
> revision as the working copy automatically?
> ^/Builds/Framework_at_BASE Framework
> We have a several dependent projects that we want to keep in sync as
> much as possible, anytime the framework is rebuilt the dependent
> projects should be automatically updated and rebuilt. After the
> framework builds we check the binaries back into SVN and iff the build
> was successful the build server is configured to automatically build
> the dependent projects triggering an update downloading latest
> framework. If change breaks dependent project we fix or revert
> framework and branch framework and/or peg framework in dependent
> project only if absolutely necessary. Externals currently work pretty
> good for this except when you want to update your working copy to an
> older revision you need to manually update framework external folder
> to the same revision, for relative externals the ideal behavior would
> be for it to update to the same revision @BASE.
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