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Re: Setting svn:external

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-11-09 22:50:56 CET

William Sigmund wrote:
> I want to set svn:external to a directory (which contains a few common
> files) which is not a subdirectory of the directory to which I check
> out my project. Can I do this?
> When I try to define the svn:external as
> ..\..\common <repo path>
> then Tortoise complains, as it should (svn book says it can't accept
> such relative paths).
> When I define the folder as an absolute path and then try to commit the
> project, Tortoise complains 'Can't check path ...filename is incorrect'.

Sorry, no can do. The folder must be a direct child of the folder you
are setting the externals on.


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