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From: Adrián Etchevarne (adrian.etchevarne_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-09 10:33:55

Andreas Pokorny wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 01:07:36PM -0400, Doug Gregor
> <dgregor_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Apr 2, 2007, at 12:22 PM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>> Except that you can only use svn:externals for *directories*, not for
>> individual files. So, for example, while I could use svn:externals to
>> bring in directories like "boost/mpi" and "libs/mpi", I could not use
>> them to bring in "boost/mpi/mpi.hpp". I've looked into svn:externals;
>> either I missed something big, or they just aren't sufficient to do
>> what we want.
> This and because one could not have versioned links that point onto a
> specific version. I think in the boost-sandbox case this isnt that
> much of an issue, but for our needs that was too limiting.
Please note, that kind of links are supported:

$ svn propget svn:externals calc
third-party/skins/toolkit -r21

(look at the '-r21' in the last line)


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