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Re: Inter project dependencies

From: Nikolaj Hald Nielsen <nhnfreespirit_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-23 08:53:56 CEST


That looks to be exactly what I need!

Thank you very much for your quick reply :-)

- Freespirit

On 9/22/05, Dale Hirt <dale@sbcltd.com> wrote:
> Nikolaj,
> 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.
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/svn-book.html#svn-ch-7-sect-3
> Dale
> -----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
> Hi!
> 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 Fri Sep 23 10:11:12 2005

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