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Re: set depth for external

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 06 Oct 2012 15:58:44 +0200

On 05.10.2012 13:14, Oto BREZINA wrote:
> In one of our Project P we need Module A and Module B we set that with
> external successfuly. However ModuleB needs ModuleA when compiled as
> product. This makes Project P have ext to A twice.
>
> Is there way to set depth for external? If not can be added?
>
> In one other project (actualy it is subforlder in Module A) we needed to
> include same repository but two levels up. As this would lead to cycle
> we had to set more partial external. Setting depth to no externals would
> help here too.
>
> I'm aware both this cases may be result of bad layout, but for moment
> its what we have.

Sorry, that's not possible.
It would have to be implemented in the svn library. So if you like to
make a suggestion to add this feature, you'd have to do that on the svn
mailing list.

What you can do however is to create a sparse checkout once the
externals have been checked out, and subsequent updates will honor that
change.

Stefan

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