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Use of relative externals

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Sun, 27 Apr 2008 10:05:06 +0100

Hi all,

Relative externals are not documented yet in the svn book nightly, so
I have to ask here for clarification :-)

../ relative to the parent directory of the external

Presumably I can go up several levels (../../../project/dir/subdir).
Can I go above the repository root and back down into another
repository? (../../../../repos2/project/dir)

^/ relative to the repository root

Again, is this restricted to the same repo, or can I access other
repositories in the same SVNParentPath?
^/../repos2/...

// relative to the URL scheme

This just protects against a change of access method (http -> https) ?

/ relative to the server's hostname

Can't think of any stupid questions to ask about that :-)

Simon

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