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Re: Externals using absolute path on Windows

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 07:22:56 -0400

On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 6:59 AM, David Hickman <
david.hickman_at_audleytravel.com> wrote:

> Hi All,****
>
> ** **
>
> Iím trying to make a plan for migrating some of our source code to SVN and
> am looking at using externals to deal with some of our code that is shared
> between libraries. In doing this I have come across the issue number 4073
> (Assert on Windows absolute paths in svn:externals) which is preventing me
> from being able to map our externals to absolute paths (we are all Windows
> based machines here).****
>
> ** **
>
> The link for the issue is below:****
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=4073****
>
> ** **
>
> Is anyone aware of any work arounds for issue number 4073? I guess using
> relative paths is likely to work but that would require changes to a number
> of our projects that we would rather not tackle at this time. Are there
> any special characters or special methods of formatting the path that I can
> use to get the externals to work? If not does anyone have any idea about
> the timescales for the version in which this issue is likely to be resolved?
> ****
>
> ** **
>
> ** **
>
> If any more details are needed then please just let me know.****
>
>
>

You didn't mention *which* Subversion codebase or binary you're using.
Check. Then test it with TortoiseSVN: that will let you know if it's
fixed in the current 1.7.4 codebases, as hinted by that bug report.
Received on 2012-04-23 13:23:29 CEST

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