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03-09-09, 10:51 PM   #1
Aurorablade
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SVN newbie questions

Okay so in my locked down SVN here on WoWI(IE private save for a friend whos helping me), i have just been really been doing informal checkin and checkouts.

So as i get closer to something semi useable for my mod i think i need to start doing things more 'formally'.

I have been trying to read up on things with the TortiseSVN site and some google searching but i think i need a more gentle (Read:Smack to head) hand here.

So, Changelogs proper way to do them..i noted tsvn:Logtemplate, but i am not sure if there is another way, Also the keywords part kind of threw me, so i can add revision, date, author etc to the change logs.

Externals, i use a few ace3 and some otherlibs, i know over at curse they use .pkgmeta, and theres an svn:externals but i am just utterly utterly lost on the proper way to pull them down.

Last one is a bit of a ethics question, I have one mod that is used as a dependancy, not made by me..but i have promission to use it. However i am hestient to upload it with my mod as i do not wish to get into trouble.Is it alright were i do give credit where credit is due?

Thanks in advance for anyhelp.
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03-09-09, 11:11 PM   #2
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For my addons, I don't worry about the keywords or the changelog. I just enter in commit notes however I please and then copy/paste them into the changelog field for the download page. I don't use the externals feature, either (used to on the old wowace svn, but not since they moved to Curse), and I just hard embed the libraries with my addons (ie, including Ace3 when commiting to the svn). What you wish to accomplish can be done, I just either haven't done it in a while or aren't sure how.

As for your dependency question, however. You don't include it with your addon for download. You merely link to it and state that it is a dependency for your addon, and that folks need it.
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