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Re: [TSVN] subwcrev and externals within same repo

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-07-20 17:41:14 CEST

Russell Hind wrote:
> I've only just discovered that as of TSVN-1.2, commiting a wc that has
> externals which reside in the same repo, get committed in the same
> commit which is great (I realise it was a problem with svn-1.1 that
> stopped this initially).
>
> My question is: Does subwcrev now traverse these extrnals and include
> them when calculating the highest commit rev? Or does it ignore the
> externals all together?

Currently, it simply ignores all externals completely.

I'm wondering: how would you have SubWCRev handle those externals?

Case 1: externals refer to HEAD
-------------------------------
Usually, in such a case there's at least one file in the main part which
has already the highest revision number. If not and the highest revision
number is somewhere in the externals, what would that revision number
represent? Definitely not the 'project status'?

Case 2: externals refer to specific revision
--------------------------------------------
In that case, the highest revision number is in the main part and
SubWCRev doesn't need to crawl the externals at all.

Stefan

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