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Re: svn:externals no longer "read only"?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 18:19:14 -0500

On Jul 28, 2008, at 10:18, David Weintraub wrote:

> The last time I used Subversion (version 1.3), any directory marked
> with svn:externals was checked out, but kept "read only". That is, you
> could see the code, but not submit the changes. I recently noticed
> that this no longer seems true.

I don't remember that behavior, but it's been awhile since I used
Subversion 1.3.

> I am using Subversion 1.5, on both the repository and the client. I
> notice that checking out an svn:externals sub-directory is no longer
> checked out "read-only". I also noticed that if I submit a change on
> the external directory, the changes get reflected back into the main
> directory.
> Was this change done on purpose? Is there a way I can emulate the
> older behavior? In certain circumstances, I don't want developers
> modifying the files for external directories.

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