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Re: svn:externals - date instead of revision number?

From: Miha Vitorovic <mvitorovic_at_nil.si>
Date: 2006-01-31 12:57:22 CET

news <news@sea.gmane.org> wrote on 31.01.2006 12:41:43:

> Hello,
> I do not find an answer in the Subversion Book. It is possible to
> a certain revision in an svn:external definition, like
> bla -r26 http://svn.bla/bla
> Is it impossible to specify a certain date? This will make it more
> convenient to fixate a release at a certain point. Revision numbers
> are sometimes subject to change, unfortunately.

That's because you're looking in the wrong place (sort of). To achieve
what you want, you point your externals to a tag, that way you know it
will not change with the next release.


  Miha Vitorovic
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