suggestion for new edition

C. Michael Pilato cmpilato at
Wed Feb 14 13:54:03 CST 2007

Eric Hanchrow wrote:
> In the section on svn:externals, mention that the user doesn't need to
> create the directory first, but that svn will create it for them the
> first time they update.  I just helped a guy who was failing because
> he was creating (and then "add"ing) the directory first, thinking he
> had to.

That's a good suggestion.  Thanks, Eric.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at>

"The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting.  It has
 been found difficult; and left untried."  -- G. K. Chesterton

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