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Re: cmd line stuff (was: CVS update: ...)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-10-17 20:09:59 CEST

Jim Blandy <jimb@savonarola.red-bean.com> writes:
> Greg S. will explain everything to us, and we will become enlightened.

That's what I'm hoping for, yes! :-)

> Karl Fogel <kfogel@galois.collab.net> writes:
>
> > Jim Blandy <jimb@savonarola.red-bean.com> writes:
> > > * It seems kind of archaic to type:
> > >
> > > svn -d REPO-SPEC checkout MODULE
> > >
> > > This splits the information `what am I checking out' across two
> > > different places. It would be nicer to simply name the thing you're
> > > checking out, using some appropriate noun clause. For remote things,
> > > URL's are the natural kind of noun clause:
> > >
> > > svn checkout http://subversion.tigris.org/repo/subversion
> > >
> > > I don't know if this is exactly the DAV way; maybe Greg can provide a
> > > more realistic example. But the important idea is that the syntax
> > > should be:
> > >
> > > svn checkout THING
> >
> > I like.
> >
> > Am worried about using "http://" URLs, because what if your repository
> > and project home page are on the same server, but you want to call
> > them by the same name (say, `comp-tools'). Then does
> >
> > http://www.mydomain.org/comp-tools
> >
> > refer to the home page or the top of your repository? Or perhaps the
> > web server is configured to point certain names at corresponding
> > repositories, like:
> >
> > http://www.mydomain.org/myrepos/comp-tools
> >
> > And httpd.conf has something like
> >
> > SubversionAlias myrepos /usr/share/svn/repositories/my_public_repos
> >
> > or whatever. That might work out okay, yeah.
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