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Re: Question about the behavior of svn externals

From: Wim Coenen <wcoenen_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2008 00:42:19 +0200

On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 20:33, David Moll <davermoll_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> The Libraries project is used by Gecko, but it is also under active
> development. Occasionally this causes Gecko to break, and I'm trying
> to avoid that. So I added an external property to /trunk/Apps/TS/ as
> follows:
>
> Libraries3rdParty -r4059 ^/trunk/Libraries3rdParty
>
> When I perform an SVN update on /trunk/Apps/TS/ it creates and
> populates /trunk/Apps/TS/Libraries3rdParty/ with revision 4059.
> That's what I expected. If I then perform an update on the new
> folder /trunk/Apps/TS/Libraries3rdParty/ it is updated to revision
> 4209. Performing an update on /trunk/Apps/TS/ reverts /trunk/Apps/TS/
> Libraries3rdParty/ to the 4059 revision.

You should create a tag of the desired revision and then point your
externals property to the Libraries3rdParty folder in that tag.

HTH,

Wim Coenen

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