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Re: Externals to another repository doesn

From: Ben Fritz <fritzophrenic_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 18:14:03 -0600

On Sat, Feb 25, 2017 at 8:06 AM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 24.02.2017 08:46, Jozef Krajcik wrote:
> > I use version:1.9.5, Build 27581.
> > I made external in repo browser to another repository. During check out
of project I have got error:
> > Unsupported external: URL of file external
> > "http://repo.local/svn/repo1/test1/trunk/test.h is not in the
repository http://repo.local/svn/repo2/test2/trunk/".
> >
> > What is a reason for this error? I read here: "
https://tortoisesvn.net/docs/release/TortoiseSVN_en/tsvn-dug-externals.html"
the manual an it is not supported till version 1.6 but should be supported
in above versions.
>
> file externals must point to the same repository. They can't point to
> another repository.
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.7/svn.advanced.externals.html
>
> "... File externals cannot refer to files from other repositories. A
> file external's URL must always be in the same repository as the URL
> that the file external will be inserted into."
>

Importantly there was a bug in version 1.6 (or maybe it was 1.7, I can't
remember now) that DID allow file externals from another repository in
specific circumstances.

But they fixed the bug and it has thrown that error since.

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