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Re: FREQ: Recursive WCs

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-01-12 21:48:03 CET

On Jan 12, 2005, at 2:35 PM, Scott Palmer wrote:

>
> On Jan 12, 2005, at 3:12 PM, Jacob Atzen wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Jan 12, 2005 at 09:00:55PM +0100, Aaron Digulla wrote:
>>> An update in a would update b as well. A commit in a would commit b,
>>> too.
>>>
>>> Is there a way to do this with svn?
>>
>> You need to look at svn:externals.
>>
>> <http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch07s03.html>
>>
>> It will not commit your changes recursively but it will update
>> recursively.
>
> Doesn't that seem to not fit with the subversion philosophy of making
> commands work consistently (if not always what one might have
> assumed)?
> Update and Commit normally work recursively in a WC. It seems to me
> that the right thing to do in this case is to apply both the update
> and the commit in the same way with regard to svn:externals.
>

Yes, it's a known bug (or rather, incomplete feature).

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