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Re: Using Externals

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 13:37:07 +0100

2009/6/15 Bolstridge, Andrew <andy.bolstridge_at_intergraph.com>:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Clemens Anhuth [mailto:clemens_at_froglogic.com]
>> Sent: Monday, June 15, 2009 9:38 AM
>> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
>> Subject: Re: Using Externals
>>
>> 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.
>>
> I know, I want this too - what would work for me would be to get
> multiple externals out to a single directory - ie folders 1 and 3 both
> exported to folder 4, overwriting as needed instead of clearing the
> directory and then copying the folder contents.

No, that will not work. Each svn:external folder is effectively a
separate working copy and it is not possible to mix 2 subversion
working copies within the same folder.

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