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From Ryan Schmidt <>
Subject Re: logging externals commit
Date Mon, 07 Oct 2013 16:02:39 GMT
On Oct 6, 2013, at 08:12, Zvika Castel wrote:

> In general, it's about seeing the log of a commit to an externals file.
> I will try to describe the situation:
> I have folder named "Master" with file named "FileA.txt" in it.
> Somewhere in the project tree I have also a folder named "Slave" with an externals "FileB.txt"
pointing to "Master/FileA.txt"
> Now, on Update I get two files on my working directory tree, FileA under Master and FileB
under Slave.
> A developer changed "FileB.txt" and commit his changes (at this point changes were made
on FileA.txt because it's a "share").
> Now, I open the log to see all the changes made on "Slave" folder and…
> There is not a single sign that someone has change "FileB.txt"
> I know what SVN is doing under the hood, I know I can see the log of "Master" folder
and see the transaction over there, but…
> What I expected, as a developer, that SVN will show me MY actions, not his.
> When I open the log of "Slave" folder I want to see that someone has changed "FileB.txt".
> Consider this as a feature request.

That might be difficult to do. Externals could be in a different repository on a different

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