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Re: possible to 'share' or 'link' to common directories?

From: Ryan Davis <ryan_at_acceleration.net>
Date: 2006-07-11 17:18:46 CEST

You want to set you svn:externals property, which you can set by right
clicking \a, going to the subversion tab, and selecting svn:externals
from the dropdown.

See http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.0/ch07s03.html for details on how
to set that.


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Glenn Carr wrote:
> Is there any way to share or link a svn-controlled directory so that
> it is 'commit-able' from two different roots?
> E.g.,
> \common
> \a
> \b
> Directories \a and \b both have code that depends on code in \common.
> There are often changes made to both \a and \common and both \b and
> \common. I would like to have a link under \a and \b that is in
> actuality \common:
> \common
> \a\common(link)
> \b\common(link)
> It is possible to create Unix-like 'links' under Windows 2000/XP using
> the LINKD command. I've tried to do just that. The link shows up
> under source control, but a commit from an upper level directory
> doesn't find the sub-directory link.
> Is there anything built in to SVN to allow something like this?
Received on Tue Jul 11 17:20:09 2006

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