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Re: Using svn:externals in place of CVS module alias

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-01-25 18:57:17 CET

On Jan 24, 2007, at 20:17, Janine Sisk wrote:

>> I believe an alternative would be to use "svn switch".
>
> Thanks, I got this working. It's not as nice as CVS' aliases, but
> it will get the job done I think.
>
> There's just one catch - there are a handful of files in the
> topmost directory. I can change that, so it's not a show-stopper,
> but I am curious if there is any way to get that to work with this
> method? I can't even check them out, as "svn co" requires a
> directory rather than a file.

Right, the smallest unit you can check out, switch or use externals
with is a directory.

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