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RE: Setting svn:externals property to root of checkouted directory

From: Bolstridge, Andrew <andy.bolstridge_at_intergraph.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Apr 2009 10:15:03 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Blair Zajac [mailto:blair_at_orcaware.com]
> Sent: Sunday, April 05, 2009 7:07 PM
> To: taro
> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Setting svn:externals property to root of checkouted
> directory
>
[snip]
> No, you can't have '.' as the target of an external, it needs to
> specify a file or directory contained in the current directory.
>
> If you have a 'foo' under svn://host/adds/trunk/, then you'll need to
> add
>
> foo svn://host/adds/trunk/foo
>

However, while you cannot have '.', you can have '..', '^', '//' and '/'
which all provide a form of relative directory paths.

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.advanced.externals.html

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