[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Export, remove .svn folders

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2011 07:24:56 +0100

On 29 April 2011 20:39, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> In svn 1.6, every folder of a working copy contains its own .svn folder.
> That's why we have the feature that when exporting a working copy to
> itself, we ask whether to remove all those .svn folders. That's an easy
> and fast way to make a working copy unversioned.
>
> In svn 1.7 however, a working copy only has one .svn folder at the root
> of the working copy. All subfolders are 'clean', i.e. they don't contain
> .svn folders anymore.
>
> My question is: do we still need this 'export, make unversioned' feature
> or should I just remove it? I think it's easy enough to just remove the
> one .svn folder from the working copy root without the support of TSVN.

As we always tell people not to mess with .svn folders then it would
be good to keep it, although I agree that it is not hard to remove the
single .svn folder.

Also I seem to remember that the original plan with WC-NG was not to
have one .svn folder for each WC but a centralised database for all
WCs. If that happens then there will have to be a different mechanism
for unversioning built into core svn, so the menu entry will be needed
again.

Simon

-- 
:       ___
:  oo  // \\      "De Chelonian Mobile"
: (_,\/ \_/ \     TortoiseSVN
:   \ \_/_\_/>    The coolest Interface to (Sub)Version Control
:   /_/   \_\     http://tortoisesvn.net
------------------------------------------------------
http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=757&dsMessageId=2727117
To unsubscribe from this discussion, e-mail: [dev-unsubscribe_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org].
Received on 2011-04-30 08:25:02 CEST

This is an archived mail posted to the TortoiseSVN Dev mailing list.