Luke Iannini (pd)
lukexipd at gmail.com
Wed Feb 13 23:52:04 CET 2008
On Feb 13, 2008 10:57 AM, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca> wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Feb 2008, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
> > Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> >> Depends... I have another question... what if I want to fork/branch
> >> (whatever one calls it) other folders outside of the /trunk/pd hierarchy?
> >> CVS makes it easy to branch individual files, or specific
> > why would you want to do so?
> I was thinking about e.g. if I want to add some files to documentation,
> but want updates of documentation of the trunk to automatically make my
> branch updated.
Maybe not /quite/ what you're looking for, but you can do this in
svn propedit svn:externals .
It will pop you into an editor (well, you have to set it in
~/.subversion/config first), where you can add:
and then you'd need another folder for dd stuff (or of course you
could create dddoc/ one level up and just track doc/).
Those folders would update every time you ran "svn up" in a dir above
them, and changes you make to them locally will not be committed
unless you explicitly "svn ci" from inside one of those folders.
svn:externals modifications get checked in to the repository like
anything else, so this change would propagate to everyone with
desiredata/ checked out.
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