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Re: Issue with svnpubsub to update the web site of Ant

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 20:58:24 -0700

On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 5:28 PM, Antoine Levy Lambert <antoine_at_gmx.de> wrote:
> the web site of Ant http://ant.apache.org is maintained using svnpubsub from https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/ant/site/ant/production/
> The web site contains ant"s manual as an external but svnpubsub does not seem to support that.
> I entered an issue with infra first as I did not know that this could be a current limitation of svnpubsub [1].
> I also entered a bug report in the tracker of subversion [2].

I can say that supporting externals should be a configuration option.
However, there's not really a good way to make svnwcsub deal with
externals because for it to really work properly it needs to know
about changes on the external.

You're pointing at a tag so I'm guessing you probably don't care about
updates happening on the external itself. I.E. when you change it
it's likely to be to change to external definition.

There are a couple of alternative configurations that might be helpful
for you for the time being that I put on the bug.

> The question is how can an API consumer resolve the externals ?

Not sure why that's important, svnwcsub doesn't use our APIs and just
drives the client.
Received on 2013-05-10 05:59:04 CEST

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