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Re: current plan for WC

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Oct 2008 22:56:36 -0400

Steinar Bang <sb_at_dod.no> writes:
> I wasn't able to read it out of the description, but does this plan move
> all WC metainformation, except for the pristine sources, into a single
> place? Or will the information still reside inside .svn/
> subdirectories?
>
> If it is all moved into a single place, will it support moving the WC to
> a different directory?

That's coming, but not in 1.6.

-Karl

> Here's my use case: I have my unix/linux home directory, or at least a
> reasonable subset of it (config files, browser bookmark files), checked
> into svn.
>
> The first thing I do on a new machine, is to check out this home
> directory in a subdirectory. Then I move the .svn/ directories from the
> checked out WC, and into the home directory (I don't care about the
> actual checked out files at this point), preserving the directory
> hierarchy.
>
> Then I do an "svn up" and once more pull down "missing" files, and then
> I think about handling the WC files that are different. What I mostly
> do here, is check in those files that have been generated when creating
> the user (e.g. "default config files on Ubuntu Hardy"), just to get them
> into the version control, then I pull out the version preceeding them,
> and checking them in again, and then I start making adjustments.
>
> Will this use case be preserved by the new WC?
>
> Ie. can I move the WC metainformation to the home directory after
> checking out in a different directory?
>
>
> - Steinar
>
>
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