Tom Lachecki

(Tomalak Geret'kal)

Externals Should Never Point To HEAD And This Is Why (I told you so)

Why you should never point svn:externals to a dependency source tree's HEAD, and how spectacularly things go wrong when you do.

Why Caution Is Advised When SVN Copying Directories

svn copy's behaviour when copying directories to paths that already exist does not quite match that of Linux's cp command.