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Re: Removing externals

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 01 May 2011 12:21:10 +0200

On 30.04.2011 21:58, Daniel Klima wrote:
> Hello.
>
> It seems it is no longer possible to remove/exclude externals from working copy. (while keeping them on server - e.g. non-commiter)
>
> Original methods and current status:
> 1)Update to + exclude - thinks it is wc root - denies
> -notrivial fix in svn code if protection of main root was to remain (it has no was to know its status)
>
> 2)remove property external - is reverted on regular update (was currently used)
>
> 3)ignore - error in svn - constraints in db violated.

Can you try the current nightly build please? There were some fixes to
externals handling in the last week, and I just updated to the latest
svn trunk.

> Is one of them fixable on client(TSVN) side or it would need addressing in libsvn?

Must be done in the svn library.

Stefan

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