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From Bo Berglund <>
Subject Re: Combining files from different projects into a new project?
Date Wed, 27 Dec 2017 09:54:36 GMT
On Tue, 26 Dec 2017 12:23:45 -0600, 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.

It seems like the externals have to be directories and not individual
I tried to check out a file from svn but it failed miserably:

svn co https://server/svn/pc/project/trunk/file.pas src
svn: E200007: URL 'https://server/svn/pc/project/trunk/file.pas'
refers to a file, not a directory

Bo Berglund
Developer in Sweden

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