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Re: Making a copy that follows?

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2006-08-28 08:19:01 CEST

Hadmut Danisch wrote:
> Hi,
> when I copy a file or directory from A to B with svn copy,
> then changes to A do not apply to B, it is like a branch.
> Is there any way to have files or directories appear at several
> locations in the repository tree and to have changes applied to all
> locations at the same time?
> (symbolic links don't do the task, since I look for something that
> still works when checking out one subtree only...)

If you need to have the same directory be checked out at different locations in
your checkouts, say you have a common library shared by multiple projects, then
look at the svn:externals feature.



You can't use svn:externals for files.


Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
Subversion training, consulting and support
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