Subversion

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

Subversion is an open source version control system.

Properties

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

svn:externals

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 “http://example.com/images", then you can add the external “http://example.com/images 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:

Subversion