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Re: [RFC] 'External' and 'Switched': common ground

From: Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 12:44:07 +0100

On Fri, 2010-08-20 at 20:01 +0200, Stefan Küng wrote:
> On 20.08.2010 19:54, Julian Foad wrote:
> > * An 'external' or 'switched' WC node is an immediate child of a
> > versioned WC directory. [3]
>
> Don't forget that an external does not necessarily have a versioned WC
> dir as its immediate parent:
> svn:externals http://server.com/repo/trunk subdir/extdir
> in that case, 'subdir' would be the immediate parent of the external,
> but it's not versioned.

Ah yes. r988086.

For file externals, a quick test shows that it just throws errors. But
it seems to be an intentional and presumably useful part of the
(directory externals) design, so I suppose we should aim to make that
option available for file externals too.

- Julian
Received on 2010-08-23 13:44:51 CEST

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