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From C M <cmanalys...@gmail.com>
Subject Resolved: svn:externals - svn: E200009: Targets must be working copy paths
Date Fri, 01 Feb 2013 23:30:35 GMT
Everything is working now as desired..I can set multiple externals with
specific rev numbers attached.

Thank you all for your help!

Regards.
Amad

On Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 12:32 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s@daniel.shahaf.name>wrote:

> Ryan Schmidt wrote on Fri, Feb 01, 2013 at 12:29:32 -0600:
> >
> > On Feb 1, 2013, at 12:24, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> >
> > > On Feb 1, 2013, at 11:00, C M wrote:
> > >
> > >> I was able to set multiple external definitions using the --file
> option. Worked pretty well, actually considering how challenging everything
> else has been so far!
> > >>
> > >> One last question on this topic. I want to pin the external
> definition to a known revision using something this shortened command, but
> it's not working. The "-r 109" being the revision I want to pin to.
> > >>
> > >> c:\Temp\800>svn propset svn:externals -r 109 <path info> .
> > >>
> > >> svn: E205000: Cannot specify revision for setting versioned property
> 'svn:externals'
> > >
> > > The revision number to which you want to pin each external needs to be
> listed on the corresponding line of the svn:externals property. Read the
> documentation again; I recommend following the example after the paragraph
> which starts "Or, making use of the peg revision syntax".
> > >
> > > http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.7/svn.advanced.externals.html
> >
> > Or, in the example you gave above of wanting to pull a specific revision
> of just a single external, you just need quotes:
> >
> > svn propset svn:externals "-r 109 <path info>" .
> >
>
> You need a '--' argument here to prevent an argument parsing error.
>
> svn propset -- svn:externals "-r 109 <path info>" ./
>
> > Or better yet, using peg revision syntax:
> >
> > svn propset svn:externals "<path info>@109" .
> >
> >
>

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