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Re: Externals directed to same folder

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-02-15 11:42:49 CET

Marius Bancila wrote:
> I have a project that has dependencies on several other projects. These
> projects have a similar structure. They all have, for instance, a folder
> called lib:
> d:\projects\project1\lib
> d:\projects\project2\lib
> d:\projects\project3\lib
> Now, I have a master project that must use all those libs. So I want to
> take all the libs from repository and put them into one single folder:
> d:\project\masterproject\lib
> For that, I use externals:
> svn:externals
> Lib d:\projects\project1\lib
> Lib d:\projects\project2\lib
> Lib d:\projects\project3\lib
> Doesn't work. Only the files from the first project are placed in the
> folder. The others are not. The only way to make it work is making
> subfolders in lib. In other words:
> Lib\project1 d:\projects\project1\lib
> Lib\project2 d:\projects\project2\lib
> Lib\project3 d:\projects\project3\lib
> That's not what I want. Is there any way I can have it worked the way I
> intended?

No. Externals requires one folder per URL.

I assume the examples you have given are not real ones. You need to use
a repository URL, not a local path, eg.

Lib1 file://path/to/repos/projects/project1/lib
Lib2 file://path/to/repos/projects/project2/lib


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