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Re: Help moving from a CVS paradigm!

From: m christensen <dfs_at_xmission.com>
Date: 2004-07-26 14:54:21 CEST

Look at the 'external' functionality.

Stick all the common files in a specific directory or directory tree in
a dedicated repository,
and '~include~' that directory in all your other repositories

Chris Rogers wrote:

> I am a user of CVS, investigating the option of moving to Subversion.
>
> I have a (newbie) question, which reveals my lack of understanding of
> how subversion is supposed to work. I hope someone can shine some
> light on it for me.
>
> We have a lot of common source files, which are general files used in
> dozens of different projects (let's say - mybutton.h, mystring.h etc).
> Under CVS, I was able to setup a "common" project which included these
> files and had other projects link these in. Then when one is updated,
> all the other projects will see these changes.
> From what I can understand, this is not how things work in the world
> of subversion (where there are no real "links" between projects).
> Manually merging a changed file across all projects that use it (and
> remembering which ones use it in the first place) will bring me into
> grief.
>
> This is such a common type of setup that I know most people will have
> had to think about this and come up with workable solutions.
> How do you do achieve what I describe above, being able to easily
> update commonly shared code?
>
> Cheers,
> Chris
>
>
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