Hi Stefan,

Thanks for your response. More or less, that is what I was expecting - just 
wasn't sure if there was a way I had missed.

Regarding TSVN not being able to determine "branches" and offer to switch: 
Perhaps I am missing some edge cases, but I would have expected it to be as 
"straightforward" as the current action with revisions. 
If a commit on the inner WC created by an external occurs, but that WC has 
switched to a different path, there is no value in offering to update the 
In fact, this can be potentially breaking, if the external URL has revs 
newer than the previous peg...

What I would (perhaps naievely) expect to occur, post commit (inner WC):
1. Check WC path vs. svn:external property path
--> If different, offer user to change
2. Check WC revision vs. svn:external property peg/operative revision
--> If different, offer user to change

I'd be curious to understand any use cases not considered or adequately 
addressed with this line of thought. I must be missing something... =)

I do appreciate the feedback you have provided, and can work with it. 

Paul P.

On Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:39:00 PM UTC-5, Stefan wrote:
> I would go with option 1. Unfortunately TSVN can not determine branches 
> and offer to switch since it doesn't know the layout nor how you use the 
> externals.
> Of course, the proper way would be option 2: only this way can you ensure 
> that all tests run properly on those libs, and you have control over when a 
> new version should be released.
> But that depends on your workflow.

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