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Re: multiple svn:externals property for the same directory

From: Mike Mason <mgm_at_thoughtworks.net>
Date: 2004-11-17 17:43:04 CET

Curt Galloway wrote:

> Ok - so far so good. On proj1 I can set the svn:externals property to
> "lib [url of http-libs]".
> What I *can't* do is for proj2, set the svn:externals property to
> something like:
> lib [url of ftp-libs]
> lib [url of ssh-libs]
>
> Well, I *can* set it so - but it doesn't do what I'd like. In the
> above case, the url of ftp-libs is
> used and ssh-libs is completely ignored.

You can't use 'lib' twice as a destination for the externals. If you do
this it'll work:

lib/ftp [url of ftp libs]
lib/ssh [url of ssh libs]

This might not be quite what you're looking for, but that's how
externals work - the smallest unit of pulling something in is a directory.

Cheers,
Mike.

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