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Re: Tree-internal real links

From: François Beausoleil <fbeausoleil_at_ftml.net>
Date: 2004-10-18 19:02:06 CEST

Andrew Arnott wrote:
> I have the exact same problem here. Right now, I use a common
> top-level "common" directory. And my fellow developers also refuse to
> get the whole tree, leading to this problem.

> On Mon, 18 Oct 2004 09:38:29 +0200, Klimek Manuel <m.klimek@el-me.de> wrote:
>>Now we've got that header.h which is common to multiple
>>projects. As far as I understood the concepts of the
>>subversion implementation it should be fairly easy
>>to have common/ in one project be just a link to common/
>>in the other project. But if I use 'svn cp', commits
>>into one project won't be visible in the other project.
>>If I use some toplevel common/ directory, the developers
>>have to checkout the whole subeversion tree, which they
>>refuse to do...

What you're both looking for is svn:externals. This is a property you
set on a directory, which will checkout another portion of a tree. See
svn help propset for more information, as well as the book.


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