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RE: Inter project dependencies

From: Dale Hirt <dale_at_sbcltd.com>
Date: 2005-09-22 21:07:35 CEST

Welcome to subversion. I hope you find it works out well for you.
When it comes to inter-project dependencies, you will find that svn does not handle things the same way as vss. Look into svn:externals. This is probably the best option for you at this time.

-----Original Message-----
From: Nikolaj Hald Nielsen [mailto:nhnfreespirit@gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2005 2:44 AM
To: users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Inter project dependencies


I have been asked to look into subversion as it has been decided that the project I am working on should be moved from visual source safe to subversion i order to ease collaboration with external partners.

I think I have gotten the hang of the basics by reading the subversion book and trying out a few examples on a "playground" subversion server we have setup.

My question is this. In the project we currently have several sub projects, each containing a separate application. Each application may however have dependencies to several of the other projects (App B may require a few source files that exists in app A's project folder). How do I setup these dependencies in subversion so that, a: whenever I checkout a sub project, I automatically get the files I need from the other sub projects, and b: each file exists only one in the subversion server and on my hard drive?

Hope someone can point me in the right direction.

-- Freespirit
Received on Thu Sep 22 21:09:57 2005

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