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Re: symbolic linking

From: Roger Keays <roger.keays_at_ninthave.net>
Date: 2004-07-02 02:12:10 CEST

Hi Jeff,

> this might seem like a completely stupid question, but here goes...
>
> so basically i've decided i hate vss, and i'm trying to find out whether or not i want to use
> subversion as a replacement. after using it for a while though, i haven't been able to find a way
> to create links so i could have one working copy and have it exist in multiple projects in the
> repository database. does subversion handle this or am i being dumb?
>
Have you tried using svn:externals? http://svnbook.red-bean.com/svnbook/ch07s03.html

It sounds like you want a subtree to appear in several places within the same
repository? I'm not sure if svn:externals will do it (sounds more like
svn:internals!) but you could try.

Roger

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