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RE: Recurring problem with the SVN structure for WC

From: Miller, Eric <Eric.Miller_at_amd.com>
Date: 2007-08-28 17:06:12 CEST

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Miller, Eric
>
> Having the ability to remove the metadata from the working copy would
be
> absolutely brilliant IMO. A number of VC tools seem to get by with
> this.

Just saw this on the dev list:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Rall [mailto:dlr@finemaltcoding.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 27, 2007 1:43 PM
> To: Taylor Gautier
> Cc: Subversion Developers
> Subject: Re: questions regarding svn metadata (.svn)
>
>
> On Aug 26, 2007, at 12:16 PM, Charles Acknin wrote:
>
> > On 8/26/07, Taylor Gautier <tgautier@terracottatech.com> wrote:
> ...
> >> * have there ever been any discussions about using a different
> >> style for
> >> storing the metadata - e.g. ala perforce - instead of .svn
files/dirs
> >> everywhere? I don't want to start a new discussion on this topic
> >> without having read any existing discourse
>
> We're planning to centralize all the administrative data for a WC at
> the top of the WC, and provide a 'svn detach' command to allow for
> severable sub-directories. The WC data storage format will probably
> change drastically when we do this, likely moving into something like
> sqlite. The information we track will likely be a superset of what's
> tracked today in all the .svn dirs.

So at least plans are underway to tackle this issue.

Eric

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