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Re: Doing svn checkouts on top of svn checkouts?????

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2011 22:00:04 -0400

On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 9:20 PM, Geoff Hoffman
<ghoffman_at_cardinalpath.com> wrote:
> This is a feature, yes. Subversion does allow your working copy to point to
>> 1 svn path.
> Sounds a lot like when you use svn:externals. This may be the more
> "standard" way of achieving what you're talking about.
> If you change code in [yourstuff] and [stuff pointing back to external's
> home] then when you commit (in NetBeans anyway) it will show you a warning
> about committing to multiple branches.
> You can also svn update a specific file/dir to a specific (older, non-HEAD)
> revision, though I've rarely if ever done this.
> HTH-

I've not seen it documented anywhere. Frankly, I think it's very
dangerous due to potential conflicts with accidentally left behind
material, especially if "svn:ignore" is used.
Received on 2011-07-12 04:00:39 CEST

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