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Re: locking externals

From: Jean-Marc van Leerdam <j.m.van.leerdam_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 08:37:01 +0100

Hi John Doe ;),

On 17/03/2009, John Doe <wfry6fs02_at_sneakemail.com> wrote:
> I have some externals in a project where the external is a fixed revision
> (using 'folder -rxxxx repo\path' etc).
> To my understanding, once checked-out, if one of the files from the external
> are edited, then the folder committed, the external itself will be changed.
> (in a newer revision).
> I would like to prevent this happening (essentially making files that are
> checked out because they are part of an external, read-only & not
> committable).
> Is there an easy way to accomplish this?

IIRC changes to an external that is fixed at a specific revision
cannot be committed (because that part of the working copy has not
been 'updated' to HEAD prior to the commit).

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