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Re: Unexpected Externals behaviour in working copy

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 14:43:18 -0600

On 3/12/2010 2:12 PM, Johan Corveleyn wrote:
>> Hi David,
>> when I analysed externals in 1.6 about a year ago, that is what I
>> found. I consider it a bug.
> Is there an entry in the issue tracker for this, if this is indeed
> considered a bug (I know there is one for the inability to remove file
> externals, but for this behavior of dir externals...)? Or is there no
> consensus that this is indeed a bug?

What should happen to things that are added to a working copy some other
way but aren't managed by subversion? I don't think you want them
deleted on an update. After you've removed an external, how is
subversion supposed to tell the difference between something it put
there from the earlier external reference and something you copied in

   Les Mikesell
Received on 2010-03-12 21:43:44 CET

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