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Re: Cross-branch locking

From: Aleksey Nogin <aleksey_at_nogin.org>
Date: 2005-09-15 08:11:39 CEST

On 14.09.2005 21:52, Vincent Starre wrote:

> can I bring up once again that repository-side linking should be
> available?

I would second that - our group is struggling with this issue right now...

> Is there an issue open for this?


- "externals" within a same repository with shared commits.

- svn:externals handling on commit (asks for "recursive commits")

> The ability to link individual files, I would think, would solve many
> issues where a "branch" really isnt.


- svn:externals should work with files as well as directories

Also related:

- svn:externals should allow relative paths

> - I have never used CVS, or any dedicated versioning system other than
> SVN. Please do not mention CVS
> when replying to this message (this is generally meant to discourage
> people from pretending "no other
> versioning system supports anything like this!" is a valid response to
> anything.

Actually, this is trivial in CVS - in CVS the server has a "version"
file for each file that is being versioned and if you create a symbolic
link on the server, then things just work!

We are in the process of migrating from CVS and it is the only feature
of CVS that we miss (and we miss it a lot).

Aleksey Nogin
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