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

From: Geoff Hoffman <ghoffman_at_cardinalpath.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 00:30:06 -0700

> Geoff Hoffman wrote on Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 18:20:41 -0700:
> > This is a feature, yes. Subversion does allow your working copy to point
> to
> > more than 1 svn path.
> >

On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 7:21 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>wrote:

> Geoff: you cannot point a single working copy item at more than one URL.
> (well, unless you create two externals with the same target file. Don't
> do that.)

 You're right, Daniel. *item* yes.

To clarify what I meant - say you have Repo-A/Path-B and Repo-X/Path-Y. You
could cd into your working copy of Path-B and do svn checkout Repo-X/Path-Y
Y and end up with B/Y in your working copy such that changes under Y commit
to Repo-X and changes under B not under Y commit to Repo-A. I have a hunch
this (not throwing an error) is by design, because it is *almost* identical
to how svn:externals work. I just tested this and Y shows up as ? when
doing svn status under B.
Received on 2011-07-12 09:31:10 CEST

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