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Re: Question about commit/udpate inside externals

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 26 Jul 2011 17:40:28 +0200

On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 05:08:52PM +0200, Thomas Clement wrote:
> Hello list,
>
> I have a repository which contains an external to another repository with a fixed revision number.
> Something like: "-rxxx svn+ssh://..."
>
> I noticed I can make modifications inside this external and commit the modifications.
> At which point the external is actually above its fixed revision number (xxx+1 for example).
>
> "svn status" does not mention this particular state and "svn up" does not bring the external back to its fixed revision number.
>
> What bothers my is that doing a checkout of the repository will get me to a different state but doing "svn status" and "svn up" on my working copy does not alert me of that.
> How can I check if my externals are above their fixed revision number?
>
> Maybe it is just a bad idea to edit and commit inside externals?
>
>
> Regards,
> Thomas

See this issue:
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3401
and the discussion thread linked from it:
http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2009-04/0366.shtml
Received on 2011-07-26 17:41:05 CEST

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