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Re: Sparse directories and svn:externals

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-07-03 22:23:11 CEST

"Jorge Uriarte Aretxaga" <jorge.uriarte@omelas.net> writes:
> Mmhhh... I can't upgrade the real server, no way. Upgrading our 250K-revision
> repo to 1.4.3 has been a recent enough struggle with the "IT Crowd", and even
> it worked quite good (just some mod_authz_svn tricks), I don't think they
> enjoyed the process at all :-)
> I think I'll try to create a testing script against a local svn://
> repo as soon as I get trunk to compile again.

You can use 'svnsync' to mirror the main server into your test
repository, so you're testing with the same data at least.

> The question still remains, though... what's the intended behaviour?
> I'd love to hear that externals are to be slightly upgraded toward
> first-citizen status in svn, but I'm fearing it will no be like that...

No, the svn:externals problems that were there before are still there;
the sparse-directories support is mostly unrelated to svn:externals.


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