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Re: change a file over an external checkout

From: Tyler Roscoe <tyler_at_cryptio.net>
Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2009 14:21:27 -0700

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 11:17:29PM +0200, Georg Gell wrote:
> I have defined some external dependencies with svn:external.
> Now I had to change a minor thing in a file of an external repository,
> to which I don't have write access.
> What is the correct way in this case? I sent them already a patch, and
> eventually they will probably include it, but in the moment I have a
> status where nobody can checkout a working version :-(

The "correct way" is to get your change incorporated into the thing your
external points to.

You could hack around this by making a local copy of the thing your
external points to, making your change, and updating the external to
point at your new location.

tyler

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