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Re: externals documentation question

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2015 08:51:50 +0100

On 30 September 2015 at 23:21, cpengr <cp.engr0_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> There are a couple of statements in the documentation that I don't
> understand. What do they mean?
>
> "If the external project is in a different repository, any changes you make
> to the external project will be notified when you commit the main
> project..."
>
> Found on both of these pages:
>
> http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/nightly/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-externals.html
>
> http://tortoisesvn.net/docs/nightly/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-howto-common-projects.html
>
> It seems to be saying that "changes...will be notified", which doesn't make
> sense. You can notify someone or something *about* a change...

You can only commit changes to one repository, so any changes to
externals will not be committed. I think this is saying that you will
be notified that there are changes to externals which you need to
commit in a separate action.

Simon

> Hopefully someone can revise the docs, too?
>
> Thanks,
>
> cpengr

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