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From Les Mikesell <>
Subject Re: How to change paths on an external file without a full update --depth infinity?
Date Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:58:29 GMT
On Wed, Aug 14, 2013 at 2:04 PM,  <> wrote:
>> Designing a build
>> management system on top of subversion using only externals
>> is risky.
> I disagree, but we've had this conversation already.  I'd be very welcome to
> try anything to help our performance.

Externals can be very useful to assemble mixed revisions of
separately-versioned components, but why do they have to be
file-level?  Are there other tools involved in the process that do not
understand subdirectories or symlinks?  Or just no natural groupings?

   Les Mikesell

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