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Re: file externals & URLs

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 19:17:31 +0200

Bastien Semene wrote on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 17:51:00 +0100:
> Ok, I just tested.
> There actually are 2 problems when I first tested the cross repositories
> file external, the first message I had was :
> Repository UUID '55a45616-c74e-de11-b3fa-001e4f22e0e6' doesn't match
> expected UUID '20aedb48-35eb-0310-b593-edfe3b26aac3'
> So I changed the UUID of my test repository (of course only for test
> purposes and on a test repository),


> re-co my wc and I had a new error :
> 'http://svn.cyanide-studio.com/test/external' is not the same repository
> as 'http://svn.cyanide-studio.com/admin'
> It should be noted that I use TortoiseSVN, and maybe the second error is
> from Tortoise that does some tests.

It sounds to me like an input-validation code in the Subversion
libraries themselves.

> I'm not in the Subversion code, but I think that the problem is not
> related to URLs, but from UUIDs checks.

I think both of these (URLs and UUIDs) will need to be adjusted.

> Anyway I'm happy to know that this is a feature planned for 1.7 !

It's just another one of those features that the wc rewrite of 1.7 will
enable. I don't recall if this is specifically planned for 1.7 or for
later --- but the dev@/issues@ archives have a better memory :).


> Le 23/11/2010 17:17, Daniel Shahaf a écrit :
>> Bastien Semene wrote on Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 14:43:21 +0100:
>>> Is it still not possible to use file externals pointing on different
>>> repositories ?
>> It is not possible (because the code used to implement in 1.5 and 1.6
>> them assumes that the target URL belongs to the same repository).
>> I don't recall if it's already fixed in trunk/1.7-to-be.
> --
> Bastien Semene
> Administrateur Réseau& Système
> Cyanide Studio - FRANCE
Received on 2010-11-23 18:20:57 CET

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