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Re: Relative external links?

From: Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 11:12:54 -0500

On Fri, May 9, 2008 at 10:06 AM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Robert Dailey wrote:
>
>> Thanks for the link. I happened to read about peg revisions in there too,
>> but the description is a little confusing. Does it mean that instead of
>> doing this:
>>
>> foo/bar -r 1234 http://example.com/repos/zag
>>
>> I can do this?
>>
>> foo/bar http://example.com/repos/zag@1234
>>
>
> Well, that's not really the same. In the first one, you point the externals
> to /repos/zag at revision 1234. In the second one, you point the externals
> to /repos/zag at HEAD with peg revision 1234 (HEAD could be /repos/zag at
> HEAD, or it could be /repos/somethingelse at HEAD but with somethingelse
> being zag at revision 1234 and renamed to somethingelse later on).
>
> But yes, the peg revisions can be used that way in the svn:external
> property.

I guess I just don't know what peg revisions are... Is there an article that
explains those too?
Received on 2008-05-09 18:13:02 CEST

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