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Re: TortoiseSVN handles Externals incorrectly when a folder structure (i.e. folder/sub-folder) instead of a single folder is supplied as local path

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:48:41 +0200

On 20.04.2014 02:44, Christian Balzer wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 18, 2014 at 2:14 PM, Stefan Küng wrote:
>>> [...] The
>>> svn:externals property window looked a bit like this:
>>> Path | URL | Peg | ...
>>> project1/trunk | ^/project1/trunk | 1234 |
>>> groupA/subgroup1/project2/trunk | ^/groupA/subgroup1/project2/trunk | 1234 |
>>> project3 | ^/project3 | 1234 |
>>> [...]
>> It's a bug, yes: such a setup was never implemented in the repo browser.
>> If the intermediate folders of your externals are versioned, then it works.
>> But your externals are inside unversioned folders, and unversioned
>> folders do not exist in the repo browser. So there's nowhere to 'attach'
>> the external folders in the repo browser tree.
>
> Hi Stefan,
>
> I suppose you don't want me to raise a bug ticket, then? It sounds
> like a "won't fix" to me...

http://code.google.com/p/tortoisesvn/issues/detail?id=634

> But regardless of that, are you saying that if I create the following
> folders and commit them to the ^/_all/ folder, and then add the
> respective externals to them (instead of to the _all/ folder
> directly), it would work?
>
> Create this folder in SVN... | ...and attach this one as an external
> ^/_all/project1/trunk | ^/project1/trunk
> ^/_all/groupA/subgroup1/project2/trunk | ^/groupA/subgroup1/project2/trunk
> ^/_all/project3 | ^/project3

Not quite:

^/_all/project1 | ^/project1/trunk
^/_all/groupA/subgroup1/project2 | ^/groupA/subgroup1/project2/trunk
^/_all/ | ^/project3

Stefan

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