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Re: Creating relative links to manage document duplication

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 08:49:55 -0500

On Fri, Jan 16, 2009 at 07:48, <andrew.walker_at_gro-scotland.gsi.gov.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> A client has asked my team if it is possible to make links within a [checked-out] repository to documents elsewhere in the repo. Their team has some duplication and were looking for resolutions.
>
> Our first response was "reorganise the repository", but it was an interesting question and I wanted to pass it on to the community.
>
> There's nothing in the manual, and googling yielded nothing of use that I could see, but I'm not confident of the correct terminology so that could be my fault.
>
> All in all, I suspect it's not possible.

Only on a per-directory level with svn:externals. File-level externals
are not yet supported in Subversion.

On non-Windows platforms, Subversion also supports symbolic links,
which would do what you want.

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