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

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_e-reka.si>
Date: Fri, 06 May 2011 12:39:53 +0200

On 06.05.2011 12:25, Philip Martin wrote:
> Branko Čibej <brane_at_e-reka.si> writes:
>> On 06.05.2011 12:08, Philip Martin wrote:
>>> "Roman Kellner" <muzungu_at_gmx.net> writes:
>>>> But what about the features I wish/request. Do they somehow exist, are they
>>>> in the pipeline or do you consider them rubbish?
>>> You didn't answer the question about why using '-r N' or '@N' in an
>>> external does not do what you need. If your client doesn't respect the
>>> revision in an external then your client has a bug.
>> Yes he did answer that question. It's because, when you're inside the
>> part of the WC that was created by the external, and you do an "svn up",
>> the client doesn't see the external definition and updates to HEAD. Even
>> the book says so.
> How would his feature request fix that?

His feature request is basically to fix that, although I don't agree
with the request itself. It'd be quite enough to just fix that
behaviour, there's no new UI required, IMO.

-- Brane
Received on 2011-05-06 12:40:27 CEST

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