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Re: svn diff ignores externals

From: neels <neeels_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 17:50:21 +0100

On 12 March 2010 15:03, Max <iprmaster_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I have a repository with a structure which mixes some normal and external
> repositories as follows
>
> - code_dir
> |
> `- src_dir
>  |
>  `- external_1
>  |
>  `- dir_1
>  |
>  `- external_2
>
> where code_dir, src_dir and dir_1 are located on a repository under my
> control, while external_1 and external_2 are defined by means svn:externals
> keywords.
>
> I have noticed that old svn versions were able to track down modified files
> both in dir_1 and external_* directories. The last version (I am running

AFAIK subversion never stepped into externals folders, did it? If you
want an svn command to run in the externals folder, you have to step
into it (or supply it on the cmdline explicitly)

~Neels

> 1.6.9) completely ignores external_1 and external_2 and give a list of
> modified files located in dir_1 only. If I run "svn diff
> code_dir/src_dir/external_1" I am able to see the list of modified files in
> that directory too, of course.
>
> I know I am missing something trivial, but what? I have not found any hint in
> the svn book...
>
> Thanks in advance for your help,
> Max
>
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