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Re: Re: Make depth sticky isn

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2011 09:21:46 +0000

On 2 December 2011 08:24, Zibetti Paolo <paolo.zibetti_at_sisal.it> wrote:
> I know my question may sound strange.
> I have a working copy that I manage by a combination of scripts that use the SVN command line client and manual operations performed by means of TSVN.
> Sometimes I perform a manual "update" with TSVN. In this case I don't want externals to be updated so I should use the "update to revision" command with "omit externals". Occasionally I forget about this and use the regular "update" TSVN command instead, getting a huge amount of unwanted updates to my external paths.
> That's why I was wandering is there's a way to tell TSVN to always omit externals for a given working copy while leaving the behavior of my command line scripts unchanged (these scripts update externals when necessary and use "--omit-externals" when updating externals is not required).

The update command has no options. It does not take any settings from
the Update-to-revision dialog and just updates everything. Doing
anything else would be confusing and dangerous to most users as they
would assume they are getting a full update when in fact there might
be some sticky setting they had forgotten about.

If you want to avoid doing a regular update, remove that item from
your top level context menu and put Update-to-revision there instead.
You can even remove the update command from the context menu entirely
if it worries you.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stefan Küng [mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2011 4:39 PM
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Re: Make depth sticky isn
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 14:31, Zibetti Paolo <paolo.zibetti_at_sisal.it> wrote:
>> Is there a way to make the "omit externals" flag sticky ?
>> For example a property that I could set on the working copy's root folder ?
> Yes, of course:
> remove the svn:externals property!
> If you don't want the externals, don't add them in the first place (or remove them).
> Stefan
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