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Re: Link a client directory to a different repository directory

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2008 02:13:52 -0500

On Sep 11, 2008, at 01:58, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Sep 10, 2008, at 02:13, PAIRIS Thibault wrote:
>>> You could just check out the subdirectory for the working copies. An
>>> awful lot of SVN working copies do this. Instead of
>>> http://server/repository/ being your URL, use
>>> http://server/repository/root/
>> I am sorry I wasn't clear. There are other directories along with the
>> root directory. To give you an example, the repository is
>> something like
>> :
>> module1
>> module2
>> module3
>> root
>> The working copy is :
>> module1
>> module2
>> module3
>> js
>> css
>> index.html
>> favicon.ico
>> The four last items come from the root directory on the repository.
>> Is there a way to move files from the subdirectory to the root when
>> clients check it out, or my only move is to do so permanently on the
>> repository ?
> If that is the structure you want to have in the working copy, then
> the best idea would be for you to arrange your repository to have
> the same structure.

Alternately you could use externals.


You would set the svn:externals property on the root directory to
pull in the 3 module directories. Your users would then only check
out the root directory.

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Received on 2008-09-11 09:14:16 CEST

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