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Re: current plan for WC

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2008 19:07:31 +0200 (Jerusalem Standard Time)

Steinar Bang wrote on Sun, 12 Oct 2008 at 19:01 +0200:
> >>>>> "Greg Stein" <gstein_at_gmail.com>:
>
> > In 1.6, we will continue to use multiple .svn subdirectories, and the
> > working copy will be movable.
>
> > In 1.7, we will aggregate all the information into one .svn
> > subdirectory in the root of your working copy (or optionally place
> > that .svn somewhere else of your choosing, such as your home dir). The
> > working copy *root* will be movable. You will no longer be able to
> > "detach" directories under that root.
>
> Thanx for the clarification!
>
> FWIW my particular use case will actually be made simpler by the 1.7
> use case: I can just move the root WC information of a fresh checkout
> and throw away the rest.

How is that different from doing 'svn co --force' (new in 1.5)?

        % svn co $URL wc
        % find wc -name .svn | xargs rm -rf
        % svn co $URL wc --force
        # recreates the .svn dirs over the existing files

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