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From Lorenz <>
Subject Re: Combining files from different projects into a new project?
Date Wed, 27 Dec 2017 06:23:29 GMT
Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>On Dec 26, 2017, at 02:00, Bo Berglund wrote:
>> In an earlier thread I asked about how I could simulate this in svn
>> and to use the "svn externals" system was adviced.
>> When I am now facing actually doing this I find that (unless I am
>> mistaken) the externals only reference whole directories, which is not
>> what I want. I need individual files from a couple of source
>> directories containing commonly used files in every such project.
>> Is it actually possible to do this in Subversion?
>Yes, file externals are possible in Subversion 1.6 and later.

but not accross different repositories

>File externals cannot refer to files from other repositories. A file 
>external's URL must always be in the same repository as the URL that 
>the file external will be inserted into.


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