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RE: file sharing like in VSS

From: Gillis, Allan <Allan.Gillis_at_drdc-rddc.gc.ca>
Date: 2005-02-22 13:47:30 CET

Can't you simply copy it within the repository? Assuming the two are in the
same repository doesn't it make a hard link from one to the other?

-----Original Message-----
From: Martin Tomes [mailto:lists@tomes.org]
Sent: February 22, 2005 7:56 AM
To: Akhil Srinivasan
Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: file sharing like in VSS

Akhil Srinivasan wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to setup a shared code repository. There is a situation
> where i will need to have a couple of files shared across diffrent
> directories
> like foo.txt shared in CVSROOT/gameserver and CVSROOT/gameclient. if
> one copy of the file in CVSROOT/gameserver is checked out, i need the
> copy in CVSROOT/gameclient to show as checked out. Visual SourceSafe
> does this when you drag and drop files acrss directories.
> Is this feature availible in SubVersion and how would i do it?
> Thanks in advance

It is not available, but you might find svn:externals will do what you
want: http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch07s03.html

Martin Tomes
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