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Re: External (branch behavior)

From: Ben Fritz <fritzophrenic_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2014 08:05:54 -0500

On Mon, Jun 30, 2014 at 3:48 AM, Henry Leung <henry.leung_at_hld.com> wrote:
> I want to include another project within my working copy, say a library. However, I want to make changes on the external files (external library) and commit without changing the original source files (like a branch).
> How can it be done in SVN ?
>

If you have write access, you could make a branch within the external
library's project. Then set up svn:externals to pull the branch into
your project.

Alternatively, you could use the "vendor branch" concept, which is
made easier by the "vendor branch here" feature of TortoiseSVN. See
the following:

http://tortoisesvn.net/tsvn_1.8_releasenotes.html#extlibs
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1027172/subversion-vendor-branches
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.8/svn.advanced.vendorbr.html

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