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From Thorsten Scherler <>
Subject Re: Forrest-core (Re: mini-forrest (was Re: Recommended DTD version?))
Date Wed, 08 Dec 2004 01:21:57 GMT
El mié, 08-12-2004 a las 00:11, David Crossley escribió:
> Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> > Ross Gardler escribió:
> >>Sylvain Wallez wrote:
> >>>Thorsten Scherler wrote:
> >>>
> >>><snip/>
> >>>
> >>>>In the light of cocoon writing a new core, maybe we should think about
> >>>>integrating cocoon smoother into forrest. Over in lenya there is a
> >>>>recent thread about cocoon versions. That made me think about how can
> >>>>keep everything as small as possible. I mean something like including
> >>>>cocoon via svn:external.
> >>>
> >>>Sorry for the newbie question: what is "svn:external"?
> >>
> >>I've never used it so am not 100% sure of its uses but from 
> >> I 
> >>gather "The svn:externals property contains instructions for Subversion 
> >>to populate a versioned directory with one or more other checked-out 
> >>Subversion working copies."
> >>
> >>In other words, do a checkout of project A and automatically get 
> >>relevant content from project B as well.
> >>
> >>More info at
> >>
> >>Ross
> > 
> > Yes, Ross is right. 
> > 
> > We (lenya) are using it to include Bitflux to the check out. That let us
> > using the latest and greatest Bitflux code.
> What happens with the automated "snapshots" and
> with rolling a release? Does this foreign code
> get included in the distribution?

I just to needed to reinsure my answer. Gregor did this:

Thorsten Scherler wrote to 
> Hello devs, 
> can somebody please help me answer the svn:external question from
> David: 
> Does this foreign code get included in the distribution? 

yes. we already use this for bxe and kupu, so you can see how it works

> I guess yes, but my question is at what point? If we doing a release 
> tomorrow the bitflux code of tomorrows bitflux svn get included as
> well, 
> right? 


> Or we can specify a certain revision, I imaging. 

you can specify any valid svn url, such as a tag or a branch.

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