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From Olivier Sannier <>
Subject Re: Managing Vendor Branches
Date Mon, 01 Mar 2010 14:09:13 GMT
James Mansion wrote:
> Jeff Mott wrote:
>> I've recently needed to track changes for vendor code drops, so I read
>> the SVN book's vendor branches chapter. But I'm not entirely happy
>> with part of the procedure, so I'd like to talk it out and, I hope,
>> find a better way.
> I struggled with findinng a way to do this too. I can't help feeling 
> that it is such a common
> requirement that some bulletproof builtin automation would be 
> worthwhile, and that there
> be One True Way to do it.

There is the script but it's not very intuitive to use.
For those who are under Windows, I wrote a wizard based tool that 
manages those externals for you.
Its sources (Delphi 2009) are available here:

along with a few other tools.
The tool in itself works well, I'm using it in production every time I 
have a new vendor drop.
The project's website at tigris is a whole other story as I did not have 
time to create it nor to publish precompiled binaries.


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