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Re: svn:externals example

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2008 19:05:44 -0400

On Mon, Apr 7, 2008 at 1:32 PM, Chris Curvey <ccurvey_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Ive read the book, I've Googled, I've searched high and low, and I have not
> been able to find an example that works.
>
> I have two projects, foo and bar that share a common "sql" directory. The
> foo project is up and running, I'd like to make it's SQL directory available
> as an external directory to the bar project.
>
> /foo
> /txt
> /sql
>
> /bar
> /txt
>
> so what I did was
>
> $ svn co http://svn.example.com/bar bar
> $ cd bar
> $ svn mkdir sql
> $ svn propset svn:externals 'http:/svn.example.com/foo/sql' sql
>
> and all I get is "error parsing svn:externals property on 'sql'
>
> what am I doing wrong?

Skip the "svn mkdir sql" above, and drop the quotes around the
external's URL. The directory will be created when you next svn up
bar.

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