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Re: Using Externals

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 13:31:18 +0100

2009/6/14 manogolf <manogolf_at_charter.net>:
> I am having a rough go of getting svn:externals to work for me. It seems
> simple enough. I want files contained in folders 1 and 3 in folder 4. I am
> not even close to working with the server yet (linux-debian) and working
> from my desktop pc on xp.
>
> SVNRepository
> -folder1
> -folder2
> -folder3
> -folder4
>
> From folder4 I select properties, svn:externals, and enter value as: folder1
> file://folder1
> This produces an error when updating folder4. I've tried ../ and ^/ and /
> all with errors.
>
> These folders will always reside in the same repository so it seems one of
> the relative url examples should work.

You are using the old syntax which doesn't support relative URLs.
Try setting this property on folder4:
../folder1 folder1
../folder2 folder2

When you checkout folder4 it will have folder1 and folder2 as sub-folders:
folder4
-folder1
-folder2

Simon

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