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From Andreas Stieger <>
Subject Re: Copy across repositories
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:28:20 GMT

On 07/07/14 18:01, Kamil Libich wrote:
> I was given an assembly which comes from different repo to be used in
> my project. I added the assembly to my repo writing in comment field
> the source of origin.
> However, is there any other way to copy/link the assembly along with
> putting the information in the 'Copied  from' field - as the 'Copied
> from' appears when I do the branch - instead being forced to put the
> comments about source of origin in the Comments field? Can I edit the
> 'Copied from' field manually?

No. Cross-repository copies will appear as adds. The "Copied from"
output is not an editable meta data field but the manifestation of the
internal shallow copies only possible within the same fs.

The vendor branches method may fit your use case.

With kind regards,
Andreas Stieger

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