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Re: svn:externals question

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-08-04 19:28:18 CEST

On Wed, 2004-08-04 at 04:01, Taco Walstra wrote:

> svn propset svn:externals ../../generic project1
> this doesn't work because svn complains that project1 is not under version
> control (but it is, there is a .svn directory and svn commit works)

The syntax is 'svn propset PROPNAME PROPVALUE [TARGET]'.

In your command above, 'project' is being interpreted as the target.
That's not what you want; you want a default '.' target. Try putting
the whole propvalue in quotes:

  svn propset svn:externals "../../generic project1"

Of course, that's still wrong. The PROPVAL should be of the form
"localdir URL". Get a URL in there.

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Received on Wed Aug 4 19:30:39 2004

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