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Re: Howto make svn _follow_ symbolic links?

From: Dirk <noisyb_at_web.de>
Date: 2006-07-04 17:56:36 CEST

Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>
> 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
>
>

toolongdidntread.. If it suggests to start another repository just for
files which are shared by projects, then i rather stick to cvs until svn
supports to (optional) follow symlinks..

Dirk

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