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Re: Update to revision always updates externals to HEAD

From: Olivier Sannier <obones_at_free.fr>
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2016 14:58:22 +0100

Bruce J Clark wrote:
>>> Update each external to the requested revision Update the main working copy to the requested revision, ignoring externals. <<
> If I understand your request correctly, I think that's already available. In the TortoiseSVN context menu, there's a sub-menu item labelled "Update to Revision...". One of the options for this command, in the subsequent dialog, is "Omit externals". I expect that this is an option to surface the --ignore-externals option for the "svn update" command. That would allow you to update the main working copy without changing the externals.
That's what I'm using already.

>>> However, wouldn't it be possible to have a special command in TortoiseSVN that does this? <<
> I don't speak for TortoiseSVN or SVN. I'm just trying to contribute a little back. However, if the option above isn't what you need, perhaps one of the TortoiseSVN contributors might have a comment.
It is not because it leaves the externals "as is" where I want them to
be at the same revision as the main working copy.
I'll look around to see how to create a feature request.

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