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Re: How to combine files from different svn locations into a working copy?�

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_apache.org>
Date: Sat, 9 Dec 2017 18:25:21 +0100

On Sat, Dec 09, 2017 at 06:02:20PM +0100, Bo Berglund wrote:
> When a user checks out this virtual module he will get a working copy
> looking according to the definition in the modules file similar to
> this:
>
> vProject
> |--- src (all sources from the physical project module)
> |--- bin (the binary output from the project)
> |--- cmn (selected files from a "Common" project module)
> |--- lib (maybe some selected binaries needed by the project)
>
> etc...
>
> I have looked in the SVN-book and the closest I get is what is
> described in chapter "Sparse Directories",

Sparse directories are for a different use case: When you want
to omit some files and/or directories from a checkout.

The closest equivalent to what you describe are svn externals:
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.advanced.externals.html
Received on 2017-12-09 18:26:03 CET

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