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Simple introduction to SVN externals

Not so long ago, we’ve had to include a third-party library into a new project (using SVN). Our first idea (the one which did not imply thinking) was to SVN-export library files from the remote repository, paste them into the project, SVN-add them, then SVN-commit files.

Having to keep these library files up-to-date with official patches and improvements sounded like a full-time job.
This solution sucked.
A lot.
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