[wp-hackers] advice needed about plugin repository

Robert R. Marsh, SJ rmarshsj at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 19 22:44:58 GMT 2008

> If you want to distribute the library across a few plugins, 
> you could set up the SVN:externals property, so that you only 
> need to upgrade at one place and have all the other plugin 
> repositories updated. Just like what Akismet is doing in the 
> official WP subversion repository.
> Details here: 
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn.advanced.externals.html
> I have not tried it in the WordPress plugin repositories, but 
> only in my local repositories. Anyone tried this?
> -Liang

That sounds interesting. I'll look into it further, though I find SVN
confusing as hell!


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