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Re: External definitions in subversion 1.2

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-03 11:31:37 CET

Udo Schifferdecker wrote:
> <kfogel <at> collab.net> writes:
>
>>
>> Udo Schifferdecker <s_decker <at> yahoo.com> writes:
>>> some time ago there has been a discussion about relative paths in
>>> external
>>> definitions. There also have been some patches for this feature, but
>>> these did not make it into the 1.1 release.
>>>
>>> Will this feature be available in subversion 1.2 ?
>>
>> Can you define this question better? Give us a reference, such as a
>> previous mail in the archives, or an issue number?
>>
>> -Karl
>>
>
> Sorry,
>
> the issue number is 1336. Reading it again, I understand why you want some
> clarification ;-)
>
> My very own problem:
> I would like to use externals to "share" sources in different projects.
> i.e.
> all my externals will be inside the same repository.
> The server my repository resides on, will probably change in the future.
> As
> externals can be defined as absolute paths only, I would have to change
> these
> properties in a dump - edit - reload process.
> I tried to do this straight ahead, but obviously I cannot simply change
> the
> URLs in the dump file (it gets corrupt).
>
> So relative externals or $SVNROOT would be nice to have in 1.2.

I'm not promising, but I do intend to do some work on 1336 soon.

Max.

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