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Re: Subverion 1.7 Centralized Metadata Storage

From: Daniel Becroft <djcbecroft_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 12:31:43 +1000

On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 12:16 PM, Nguyen Vu Hung (VNC) <
vuhung_at_vinicorp.com.vn> wrote:

> (2011/02/22 17:18), Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
>
> On Tuesday 22 February 2011, Nguyen Vu Hung (VNC) wrote:
>
>
> * This way makes svn git-like :), my first impression is that:
> subversion will be distributed, not centralized :)
>
> SVN has one .svn directory in every (versioned) child directory of a working
> copy. This has the effect that every child directory of a working copy is
> itself a working copy. SVN 1.7 wants to centralise this, i.e. only use a
> single place to store this.
>
>
> This is a handy replacement for svn export function.
>
> Backward compatibility with 1.6 is another big concern who wants to
> upgrade from 1.6 or maintaining an ecosystem of both 1.6 and 1.7
>

How will this be any different from maintaining an ecosystem of 1.5 and 1.6?

Cheers,
Daniel B.
Received on 2011-02-24 03:32:34 CET

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