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Re: File externals

From: Daniel Becroft <djcbecroft_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 17:13:20 +1000

On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 7:25 AM, Bob <robert.h.fletcher_at_ieee.org> wrote:

> Stefan K√ľng <tortoisesvn@...> writes:
>
> >
>
> >
> > There are only a limited amount of overlay handler slots available in
> > Windows. So we won't add another overlay for something like this.
> >
>
> >
> > I'll keep a note about this. If I can come up with a good, easy and
> > complete UI for this I'll implement it.
> >
> > Stefan
> >
>
> Stefan,
>
> TortoiseSVN is invaluable to me and I appreciate anything you can do.
>
> However, a feature that I really should have asked for first is the
> following:
>
> (3) A simple method of invoking an update with the --ignore-externals
> option.
>
> I am using a lot of externals and each project update takes quite a while.
> It is easy enough to add the --ignore-externals option when using svn from
> the
> command line. Maybe there is already a method to do this in TSVN and I
> just haven't found it. Perhaps another option on the TortoiseSVN context
> menu
> might not be too unreasonable.
>
> Thanks again,
> Bob
>

Hey Bob,

The only method I know of doing this at the moment is, instead of using *SVN
Updat**e*, use the Update to Revision option. It has a "Omit Externals"
toggle.

Cheers,
Daniel B.

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