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Re: Difference between svn and tsvn when committing svn:externals

From: si <sshnug.si_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 14:41:27 +1130

> That depends upon your definition of "correct". The svn ci
> documentation states "Send changes from your working copy to the
> repository." and directories which are created by svn:externals are a
> separate WC from the parent.
>
> I think TSVN commits the externals as a separate commit from the
> parent directory (which it must, because the external is a different
> WC), but does it all in one shot for you. The command line client only
> commits a single WC. You could script it to do what TSVN is doing
> though.

Cheers for the explanation Andy, I had already scripted my way around it.

I was just surprised that svn and tsvn were behaving differently, but
thinking about it, if the external was in a separate repository, it
wouldn't make sense to be in the same commit.

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