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

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-07-12 01:49:13 CEST

Glenn Carr wrote:
>
> From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy@gmail.com]
>> On 7/11/06, Glenn Carr <GCarr@connectship.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Looks like you can update externals, but not commit?...
>>>
>>> From http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.0/ch07s03.html:
>>>
>>> So, for example, if you want to commit changes that you've
>> made in one or
>>> more of those external working copies, you must run svn
>> commit explicitly on
>>> those working copiesócommitting on the primary working copy
>> will not recurse
>>> into any external ones."
>> You can commit externals, they just aren't committed when committing
>> the parent directory. So, in your example, you can commit A, but
>> changes in A/common won't be committed unless you explicitly commit
>> A/common.
>
> Right. I hope was hoping to be able to commit from the parent directory. Oh well, thanks for the responses.

That's not completely correct. If the externals are from the same
repository as the main checkout then you *can* see them in the commit
dialog. Well you can in 1.4 anyway, and I don't think that has changed
since 1.3.x

Simon

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