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From André Hänsel <an...@webkr.de>
Subject AW: Do svn:externals changes need to be committed to work?
Date Tue, 02 Aug 2011 16:29:50 GMT
Stefan Sperling wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Aug 02, 2011 at 03:54:23AM +0200, André Hänsel wrote:
> > I am trying to add an svn:externals definition to a working copy. I
> > set the property on a directory and ran svn update on that directory,
> > but nothing is fetched.
> >
> > I found this article:
> > http://blogs.gnome.org/johannes/2008/02/20/svnexternals-for-noobs/
> > However, from other documentation it's unclear to me if a commit is
> > really necessary for svn:external to work. Of course, I don't want to
> > commit an untested external definition.
> >
> > I am using TortoiseSVN 1.6.15 built with Subversion 1.6.16.
> 
> With Subversion 1.6, if you put the svn:externals property on a locally
> added directory you'll need to commit the directory before 'svn update'
> will fetch the externals.
> 
> This has been fixed in Subversion 1.7, see:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2267

Uh, thanks. That's it, I didn't commit the folder before creationg the
property.



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