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Re: svn update on a single external?

From: Andreas Jung <lists_at_zopyx.com>
Date: Sun, 06 Jul 2008 16:02:53 +0200

--On 6. Juli 2008 06:55:02 -0400 John Peacock
<john.peacock_at_havurah-software.org> wrote:

> Andreas Jung wrote:
>> If you change a single external there seems to be no way for svn
>> updating this single external.
> This will always work:
> $ svn update external_that_changed

You're wrong - this does not work (as described).

> That being said, are some of these externals point at distant and slow
> links? I haven't noticed any particular slowdown associated with using
> externals at all (though to be honest I never have used lots of
> externals).

In a project like Zope 2 we work without around 100 svn externals and
updating a complete source tree might take some minutes - especially
because svn re-opens a new ssh+svn connection for each external definition.


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