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Re: Error parsing svn:externals

From: Reinhard Brandstädter <r.brandstaedter_at_gmx.at>
Date: 2004-11-11 20:14:32 CET

On Thursday 11 November 2004 18:26, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> TortoiseSVN interprets svn:externals properties because that feature is
> inherent in the svn client library. All "clients" do it. TortoiseSVN
> didn't have to do a thing to make it happen.
>
> It sounds like you're talking about writing a server-side web-browsing
> tool, like ViewCVS, which reads the repository directly and interprets
> the external properties, creating "virtual" views of project trees.
> Right? That would work, definitely.

Oh yes that's the thing I'm thinking of although it doesn't have to be
serversided and web-based. If the svn client library can interpret
svn:externals another standalone client (like RapidSVN) could make use of
this feature and extend browsing of a repository over these external links.
Could be interesting

Reinhard

P.S.: sorry for posting my last message only to you not the list.

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