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Re: 'svn cleanup' ignores externals

From: Konstantin Kolinko <knst.kolinko_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2012 03:02:23 +0400

2012/4/16 Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_elego.de>:
> Kuno Meyer wrote on Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 16:51:29 +0200:
>> Daniel Shahaf wrote on Mon, 16 Apr 2012 14:48:45 +0300:
>> > Kuno Meyer wrote on Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 10:31:33 +0000:
>> > > Is it by design that 'svn cleanup' ignores externals and that there is
>> > no way to
>> > > include them?
>> > >
>> >
>> > You should be able to include them by naming them explicitly:
>> >
>> > % svn cleanup path/to/external/dir
>>
>> Thanks. This is what I did.
>>
>> However, since I am not the one who set up the "externals" layout of our source code repository, it took me some time to understand the way a working copy containing external references is organized.
>>
>> And then again, I realized that my custom update and rebuild script fails at garbage collecting unreferenced pristines in sub-WCs included by "externals" defnitions. But that's another story...
>
> That's a good point actually, since presently 'svn cleanup' is required
> to garbage-collect pristines, having it recurse to externals
> automatically makes even more sense.
>
> Has anyone filed a bug report about this yet?  If not I will..
> (so it's not forgotten, etc)

There is
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2325

Maybe update its target milestone to be 1.8?

Here is previous discussion, 6 months ago (dev@, 2011-10):
http://subversion.markmail.org/thread/bogwwrvjxzwuuupf

For reference, current thread:
http://subversion.markmail.org/thread/koid6zy33s4zd3j3

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko
Received on 2012-04-17 01:02:56 CEST

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