[development] Getting SVN to deal with orphaned and new files

Craig Forbes cpforbes at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 01:22:03 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 10:45 AM, Andrew Berry <andrewberry at sentex.net> wrote:
> On 2009-11-25, at 9:49 PM, Dave Cohen wrote:
>> Finally, I use svn:externals.
> Has anyone ever figured out a way to make svn:externals "sticky" a revision for production branches? The biggest issue I had with it was that there was no way to easily fetch the state of the project at a given revision, as externals just point to the HEAD of a path.

You can specify a specific revision by appending @1234 to the external
URI or adding -r1234 before the external URI external definition.  The
syntax changed (or was extended) in version 1.5.

See http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.advanced.externals.html
for details.


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