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Re: Basic support for externals added to repo browser

From: Stefan Fuhrmann <stefanfuhrmann_at_alice-dsl.de>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 10:30:19 +0200

Hans-Emil Skogh <Hans-Emil.Skogh_at_tritech.se> wrote:
> > as of the next nightly, the TSVN repo browser provides
> > some basic support for svn:externals.
> > * Unsupported
> > - externals with peg revisions (may or may not
> > be added in future)
> Do you mean that the "-r" argument on the external isn't honored? This
would be sort of a breaker
> of this feature for me. We exclusively use explicit revisions on
externals, and if these aren't
> supported the view given in the repository-browser would simply be
wrong. (That is, showing
> something that would never be reproduced in any working copy without
modifications.)
>
> Since it is possible to choose a revision in the repo browser, I would
expect any externals to be
> shown as the revision that was specified in that revision.
>
> Are there any technical difficulties with supporting externals with
explicit revisions?

Peg revisions are a different feature than explicit revisions.
Example externals with peg and explicit revision:

        dirName /oldPath_at_1200 1400

defines an external in sub-directory dirName. It will contain
revision 1400 of the path that had the name /oldPath in revision
1200.

Explicit revisions are fully supported, both as revision number
and date.

-- Stefan^2.

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