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Re: Howto make svn _follow_ symbolic links?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-07-04 16:34:14 CEST

On Jul 4, 2006, at 15:35, Dirk wrote:

> I have several projects that share the same code. If i make
> enhancements
> in that code in one project it should be available in all projects.
> Hence I link from all projects to one single file.
>
> But I sure don't want these symbolic links in the repository and I
> won't
> use hard links since they can mess things pretty much up when someone
> fails to recognize them...
>
> So...
> how can I make svn follow symbolic links on add, commit and update?

It doesn't work that way.

Probably the closest to what you want would be a feature called
"externals":

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.2/svn.advanced.externals.html

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