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Re: SVN Externals

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-08-17 22:20:42 CEST

On Aug 17, 2006, at 21:59, Res Pons wrote:

> Thanks for all the info. So if I'm running svn on a linux redhat
> enterprise 3.5 server and I have the following projects at the root
> of the repo
> ProjA
> ProjB
> ProjC
> ProjD (just a common library folder w/o branches & tags & trunk
> subfolders)
> And I want projD to be symlinked into A, B, & C when everyone
> checks out these 3 latter projects so they automatically get projD
> into their working folders... say I go to ProjA and create a file
> called what and what I do put in it and just check it in? Our SVN
> server is a Linux box and developers either use Eclipse plugin or
> svn commnad line; the Tortoise example totally lost me. Sorry.

If $REPO is the URL to your repository, then:

cd /working/copy/of/ProjA/trunk
svn propset svn:externals "libs $REPO/ProjD" .
svn ci -m "Adding external to bring $REPO/ProjD into this project
into a directory called libs"

It's explained in the book:


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