[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Externals within the same repository

From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru>
Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2010 17:49:57 +0300

Greetings, Asbjørn Sæbø!

> Assume the following situation: There is a repository  my_repo, structured like this:

> my_repo
> my_repo/trunk
> my_repo/trunk/a
> my_repo/trunk/a/file.h
> my_repo/trunk/b

> where my_repo/trunk/b has an svn:external to import the contents of my_repo/a.
> That is, b will have the contents of a external-ed in.

> Is this valid and sound SVN?

I'm pretty sure file duplication is not valid in any development process, it's
not a question of versioning.
Ask yourself what REALLY you're trying to achieve. Other than creating a mess
that not reflect your workspace.

--
WBR,
 Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 25.01.2010, <17:48>
Sorry for my terrible english...
Received on 2010-01-25 15:50:38 CET

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.