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Re: using multi-level directories in "svn:externals"?

From: Joshua Varner <jlvarner_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-08 22:51:53 CEST

On 9/8/05, Scott Palmer <scott.palmer@2connected.org> wrote:
> On 8-Sep-05, at 6:39 AM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>
> >
> > perhaps i missed it -- did we ever resolve the alleged issue of
> > multi-level directory names in "svn:externals" doing bad things on
> > macs?
> >
> > and whether multi-level directory entries were, in fact, what one
> > would call best programming practise in the first place? or did it
> > make more sense to always have svn:externals refer to a local
> > directory. just curious.
>
> I can confirm that using Windows style path separators in the
> svn:externals directly names, does what you would expect/want on
> Windows, but on a Mac the folders are created at a single level with
> the backslash character in the name of the directory itself. For
> that reason I don't like putting multiple levels in a single
> externals definition.
>
> What I haven't tried is if the standard unix path separator works as
> expected when you check out on Windows.
>

It doesn't look like there is an issue for this. Should one be added.

Josh

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