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Re: Feature wish/request: [--externals MODE] switch on update

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_e-reka.si>
Date: Thu, 05 May 2011 11:51:03 +0200

You can already pin an external to a particular version by adding a -r
parameter to the definition in svn:externals.

-- Brane

On 05.05.2011 09:42, muzungu_at_gmx.net wrote:
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> Hello all
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> Reading the email
> From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_collab.net>
> Subject: Please ask on the list before filing a new issue.
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> I file my wish/request to this maillist and hope it has not already
> been discussed.
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> Content
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> 1. Feature update [--externals MODE] switch
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> 2. Feature update-externals default configuration
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> 3. Motivation/Use-case
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> 1. Feature update [--externals MODE] switch:
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> The update command shall be extended by the following switch and modes:
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> update [-r rev] [-N] [--externals MODE]
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> MODE: ignore:
> same as [--ignore-externals] which shall be deprecated but remain for
> backward compatibility
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>
> MODE: interactive-revisioned:
> externals set to a fixed revision will not automatically updated to the
> HEAD or the command line revision -r rev but asks per external entry: [yes]
> [no] [yes to all],[no to all]
>
>
> MODE: ignore-revisioned:
> externals set to a fixed revision will not get updated. Only externals
> working on the head (no &ndash;rNNNN entry) will be updated to the HEAD or
> the command line revision &ndash;r rev
>
> MODE: to-revision:
> updates externals to the fixed revision stated in the svn:exterals
> property, all others to the HEAD or the command line revison -r rev
>
>
> MODE: interactive-to-revision:
> updates externals to the fixed revision stated in the svn:exterals
> property, all others to the HEAD or the command line revison -r rev, but
> asks per external entry: [yes] [no] [yes to all],[no to all]
>
> 2. Feature update-externals default configuration
>
> The SVN client(s) shall have a mean to set one --externals mode as
> its default e.g. in the SVN command line clients config file.
>
> update-externals-mode = MODE It shall be possible to
> overrule configuration from the file by the command line.
>
> Motivation/Use-case:
> We want use the svn:externals to retrieve common resources in defined
> versions/revisions into various project. That the resources for the
> particular project keep their revision is very important. They may not
> change by accident. An "standard" update has easily and unwillingly
> happened, as also other user report in the net. If one is lucky the
> compilation fails and one has a indication that sonething is wrong. In the
> worst case everything compiles and works fine, but for a rarely used
> functionality under very unlikely conditions.
> We would like to have update modes that not simple automatically update
> everything to the HEAD or -r rev, but can distingush between "internals",
> externals and revisioned exterals and issue a waring (interactive)
>
> I assume that this is not a server but a pure client feature(?).
>
> Kind regards
>
> Roman
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Received on 2011-05-05 11:51:38 CEST

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