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RE: making svn status ignore externals

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-11-19 15:48:33 CET

On Wed, 2003-11-19 at 02:43, Jan Evert van Grootheest wrote:

> Hold on!
> Commit does not recurse into externals. At least not in the
> 0.31 we use over here.
> However update and status do.
> And I'm very thankful that it works this way!
> We use it to duplicate our base components (one directory
> tree) into the various projects. So in reality there's only
> one base components project that is used everywhere. Updating
> your project will get you the latest and greatest base, but
> committing luckily does not commit local (testing) changes on
> the base project.

Well, someday that will change. We consider it a bug than 'svn commit'
ignores externals. svn_client_commit() is already designed to harvest
changed items and group them together by different repository uuids, so
that someday it can do multiple atomic commits. We just haven't gotten
around to it.

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