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Re: Multiple projects, One Working Directory

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-08-08 23:38:54 CEST

Rob Wilkerson wrote:
> I'm honestly not sure whether this is the proper forum for my
> question, but I thought I'd try this first and then move on to the
> Subversion mailing list if it's a better fit.
>
> I have a repository that contains multiple projects. Each project has
> its own branches-tags-trunk structure, but I need to be able to check
> out the contents of each project to the same working directory. There
> is one core project and the other projects are "addon modules" that
> work within the core context. The reason for keeping them separate is
> that we build, sell, package and ship them separately.
>
> Core and addons both install from the product root directory. Is it
> possible to checkout files from multiple projects to the same working
> directory using TortoiseSVN (or any other client, I assume)?
>
> If you're wondering how/why they both checkout to the same working
> directory, each addon contains a few files that are web accessible and
> a few that are not. There are directories allocated in core to hold
> these, but in order to access them from one install root, I need to
> mirror the core path in the addon repository so the files end up in
> the right place. Hopefully that explains just a little. It's not
> ideal, but it's the hand I was dealt.

I would point you to the online docs but they don't seem to work at the
moment. Look in the help file at Appendix B "How Do I ...", section 6
"Include a common sub-project".

Simon

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