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From Johan Corveleyn <>
Subject Re: How to combine files from different svn locations into a working copy?§
Date Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:31:13 GMT
On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 4:38 PM, Bo Berglund <> wrote:
> On Sat, 09 Dec 2017 18:02:20 +0100, Bo Berglund
> <> wrote:
>>  |--- src  (all sources from the physical project module)
>>  |--- bin  (the binary output from the project)
>>  |--- cmn  (selected files from a "Common" project module)
>>  |--- lib  (maybe some selected binaries needed by the project)
> So I have found that using externals in the "normal" projects sort of
> solves my main problem of including library and common files into
> different real projects.
> However I have now run into a slightly different problem:
> When I declare the external I have not found a way to limit the depth
> of recursion such that only the top directory of the external gets
> checked out..
> I use an open-source library in several projects and it contains a doc
> subdirectory with essentially a website of html and image files. I
> don't want these 77 files to be checked out as externals if I can
> avoid it, but limit to the 8-10 source files in the top level code
> directory.
> Can this be done using some externals flag?

No, I'm afraid that's not possible at the moment. See


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