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Re: Is commit requireed to fetch svn:externals ?

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-04-05 13:20:33 CEST

√ėyvind A. Holm wrote:
> On 2005-04-04 12:48:28 Gal Aviel wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm creating a new dir and I've put an svn:externals on it.
>>
>> Seems like I *have* to commit (then update?) in order to make svn
>> fetch the externals. Does anybody know any workaround for that ?
>
> In the old days (half a year or something) this was the behaviour, but
> it has recently changed. I don't know if it's a feature, but I myself
> liked the old behaviour better so I could test the the externals
> definition before I commit.

Indeed, not having to commit seems sensible to me.

I guess we need someone to look into the code, and find out exactly what is
going on here.

Max.

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