Actually, I completely screwed up the example. Instead, try the following:
svn co http://svn_addr/another_folder
svn propset svn:externals 'new_path http://svn_addr/some_folder/old_path' .
You can then do
to actually pull in the other portion of the repository.
On 10/9/06, Bob Hiestand <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I believe the svn:externals property would help you. With this, you can do:
> svn mkdir http://svn_addr/another_folder/new_path
> svn co http://svn_addr/another_folder/new_path
> cd <resulting directory>
> svn propset svn:externals http://svn_addr/some_folder/old_path .
> svn commit
> Now, when you check out another_folder, the new_path directory will
> contain the contents of the other folder in the repository, and will
> be updated, etc correctly.
> Hope that helps,
> On 10/9/06, XHChen@winbond.com <XHChen@winbond.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have used svn for about one year. It's a great tool for S/W
> > developer.
> > Is there a way to create a link for a specified path and revision, such as
> > svn link http://svn_addr/some_folder/old_path
> > http://svn_addr/another_folder/new_path
> > If revision in "old_path" was changed, user who works on the "new_path" can
> > know the modification and update his working copy.
> > Currently I have to use "svn cp" to duplicate a "new_path", but I can not
> > get any hint when the "old_path" was changed.
> > Thanks and best regards,
> > Xhchen
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