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From "Osipov, Michael" <michael.osi...@siemens.com>
Subject Re: Same level externals not possible
Date Tue, 07 May 2019 12:52:10 GMT


Am 2019-05-07 um 14:49 schrieb Johan Corveleyn:
> On Tue, May 7, 2019 at 2:33 PM Osipov, Michael
> <michael.osipov@siemens.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> Am 2019-05-07 um 14:20 schrieb Branko ─îibej:
>>> On 07.05.2019 13:53, Osipov, Michael wrote:
>>>> Hi folks,
>>>>
>>>> consider the following layout we need to solve for our legacy build:
>>>>
>>>> .
>>>> |-- forms
>>>> |-- src
>>>> \-- inc
>>>>
>>>> inc shall point to forms as external. Wenn doing "svn ps" with "forms
>>>> inc" or "./forms inc" I receive an error.
>>>
>>> Just to clarify, you want this:
>>>
>>> $ svn propset svn:externals './forms inc' .
>>
>> Correct. Expanded it is:
>>
>> /di1234/trunk
>> |-- forms
>> |-- src
>> \-- inc
> 
> Can't you use the following?
> 
> $ svn propset svn:externals '../forms inc' .

This won't work because forms and inc have to be on the same level 
otherwise it'd be trivial.

> or '../trunk/forms inc'
> (not sure)

We have considered that, but it won't work with branches. One would have 
to change the extenal pointer back and forths, too errorprone.

Michael

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