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Re: SVN, .SVN, and other meta-data directorys

From: Peter Schneider-Kamp <nowonder_at_nowonder.de>
Date: 2000-08-12 09:17:00 CEST

Thom Wood wrote:
> sorry if this sound ignorant, but why do we need to store the
> meta-data in the source tree at all, for example perforce (see preforce.com)
> names the meta-data (in a env-var) and stores it in the server, one could
> to something similar and store the meta-data in a known place on the local file system.

I guess the reason is the same as why it is convenient in
CVS to have meta-data in the working directory:
You can copy the working directory (or any part of it)
somewhere and continue working with that.


Peter Schneider-Kamp          ++47-7388-7331
Herman Krags veg 51-11        mailto:peter@schneider-kamp.de
N-7050 Trondheim              http://schneider-kamp.de
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:06 2006

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