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From Dirk Verbeeck <>
Subject Re: svn commit: r149171 - in jakarta/commons: proper/commons-build/trunk/ sandbox/cli/trunk/ sandbox/codec-multipart/trunk/ sandbox/compress/trunk/ sandbox/compress/trunk/xdocs/ sandbox/contract/trunk/ sandbox/contract/trunk/xdocs/ sandbox/convert/trunk/
Date Sun, 30 Jan 2005 22:52:04 GMT
I know this is only a small improvement from the previous situation. 
If you do an individual checkout you still have to make sure you have 
the correct path to a commons-build directory.
Is there a better way to include global information?

-- Dirk

Tim O'Brien wrote:

> Innovative use of svn:externals, but it does also mean that the only way
> to build a project with maven is to do so using the trunks-proper or
> trunk-sandbox directory.
> This is fine, as long as people know to use svn switch when they want to
> build an old tag:
> So, if you want to build an old tag, and you have a checked out the
> trunks-proper, you'll need to switch to the tag before you do such a
> thing.  The only question this then raises is, if you were to then do an
> svn update from the trunks-proper directory, would the svn:externals
> pointing to trunk switch you back to the trunk?
> Tim

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