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Re: modifying svn:externals for an old revision

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-04-03 23:56:10 CEST

On Apr 3, 2007, at 16:22, Larry Martell wrote:

> Is there any way I can modify the value of svn:externals for an
> old revision? I'm looking for something akin to --revprop that
> would work on svn:externals.

svn:externals are a versioned property, so the "only way" to change
them is to check out a working copy, change it, and commit a new

I say "only way" in quotes because there is another option which
involves dumping the repository to a text file and modifying the
external references in the dumpfile, then loading it into a new
repository. Everyone who had working copies would probably have to
throw them away and check out new ones. A script was posted yesterday
to perform such dumpfile changes for you:


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