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Re: Copy or externals for vendor drops?

From: Ulrich Eckhardt <eckhardt_at_satorlaser.com>
Date: 2005-07-15 10:01:37 CEST

Steve wrote:
> Is it bad practice to use externals for doing vendor drops? Should I just
> be copying in the code that I want to use instead?

For external libs, I have a completely separate repository. I then use the
svn_load_dirs script to import point releases of these libraries. This has
for me the advantage that I don't have to search for a special release in X
different repositories, I really have all used code backed up and (this being
a main difference to svn:externals) that I'm not referring to a volatile
target that changes completely out of my control.

Just a suggestion, YMMV.


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Received on Fri Jul 15 10:03:08 2005

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