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Recurse into same-repos externals at commit time. (was: [PATCH] don't recursively-commit pegged file externals)

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 11:39:57 -0400

On 08/29/2011 11:33 AM, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> ### It is also debatable if we should also skip *un*pegged file externals
>> from recursion, just like we do with dir externals.
>
> I tend to lobby for treatment of file externals more consistently with
> directory externals. But now that our commit crawler can handle multi-WC
> commits, we could probably enable commit recursion into directory externals
> which are pulled from the same repository as the primary one. (Maybe Bert
> has some thoughts about this?)

See http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1167 (circa 2003).

This would actually be a pretty cool to make happen for 1.8.

What might the UI look like? Would we just skip (with a notification) any
externals pulled from a foreign repository?

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2011-08-29 17:40:29 CEST

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