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Re: Sparse Directories vs Externals

From: Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.connolly_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2009 17:24:06 +0000

but if you copy them in, you loose the history

I prefer to svnsync 3rd party repos that I'm depending on and then
have the external point to my copy (or use sth like tailor to sync
only a subset of the repo)

Sent from my [rhymes with myPod] ;-)

On 25 Feb 2009, at 16:30, void pointer <rcdailey_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 9:23 AM, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
> wrote:
> You can use svncopy.pl which will pin your externals in the tag to
> the current revision that you tagged from.
>
> Pinning externals isn't the same as replacing externals with an SVN
> Copy. I like the latter the best. It keeps tags more independent and
> they are less prone to breaking.

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