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Re: Using Externals

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 13:33:22 +0100

2009/6/15 Clemens Anhuth <clemens_at_froglogic.com>:
> manogolf wrote:
>> 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.
>
> Hello Mangolf,
>
> this cannot be done via svn:externals.
>
> think of svn:externals as symlinks that only work for folders, not for
> files.

SVN 1.6 supports file externals but they are buggy. At the moment it
is not possible to remove a file external from a working copy once you
have added it (you can delete the svn:extern property but the external
item cannot be removed. Only a fresh checkout will loose it).

Simon

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