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Re: CVS update: subversion/subversion/libsvn_fs TODO

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_newton.collab.net>
Date: 2000-10-13 23:54:21 CEST

Karl Fogel <kfogel@galois.collab.net> writes:

> Brian Behlendorf <brian@collab.net> writes:
> > Good ideas. I've also been kinda thinking that the fs-on-a-Bdb concept
> > may prove alien to people used to a tree full of ,v files, and thought
> > that a shell that 'mounted' that fs and allowed one to at least navigate
> > (cd, ls, etc) the hierarchy would probably be appreciated. I'm too timid
> > to suggest they also be able to do mv, cp, and vi, someone else can. =)
>
> I think people only started going into the CVS repos tree because the
> CVS client wasn't giving them what they needed.

Still, though, Brian has a point -- it would neat to traverse a
repository and examine things. It makes the store feel more "real".

Jim's filesystem is very close to the Unix FS API. I bet some clever
person could actually port bash to make calls into libsvn_fs instead
of the Unix kernel. :)
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:11 2006

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