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Re: cmd line stuff (was: CVS update: ...)

From: Jim Blandy <jimb_at_savonarola.red-bean.com>
Date: 2000-10-17 21:57:58 CEST

Greg S. will explain everything to us, and we will become enlightened.

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

> Jim Blandy <jimb@savonarola.red-bean.com> writes:
> > * It seems kind of archaic to type:
> >
> > svn -d REPO-SPEC checkout MODULE
> >
> > This splits the information `what am I checking out' across two
> > different places. It would be nicer to simply name the thing you're
> > checking out, using some appropriate noun clause. For remote things,
> > URL's are the natural kind of noun clause:
> >
> > svn checkout http://subversion.tigris.org/repo/subversion
> >
> > I don't know if this is exactly the DAV way; maybe Greg can provide a
> > more realistic example. But the important idea is that the syntax
> > should be:
> >
> > svn checkout THING
>
> I like.
>
> Am worried about using "http://" URLs, because what if your repository
> and project home page are on the same server, but you want to call
> them by the same name (say, `comp-tools'). Then does
>
> http://www.mydomain.org/comp-tools
>
> refer to the home page or the top of your repository? Or perhaps the
> web server is configured to point certain names at corresponding
> repositories, like:
>
> http://www.mydomain.org/myrepos/comp-tools
>
> And httpd.conf has something like
>
> SubversionAlias myrepos /usr/share/svn/repositories/my_public_repos
>
> or whatever. That might work out okay, yeah.
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