Published: Saturday, 3 February 2007
Last modified: Tuesday, 2 June 2020

Subversion is an open source version control system.


Each file or directory can have special properties associated to it.


This helps you mount another subversion repo path on a directory. e.g. if I want my “img” folder to be pulled from the URL “", then you can add the external “ img” on a directory. The next svn update will create the “img” directory, and download the contents with the URL. If you want multiple externals you can put them on separate lines.

This is powerful but watch out for the following: