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

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2000-10-23 00:07:36 CEST

Jim Blandy wrote:
> Modules in Subversion are simply subdirectories of the filesystem. To
> get some of the more sophisticated behavior of CVS's modules file,
> we're going to provide new kinds of directories, whose contents are
> computed from other directories.

Way to go! I meant to propose something like this, but hadn't got around
to it. In fact I wanted to point out that

    Modules are Configurations

For anyone not familiar with the term (what're you doing on the SVN
list then?), a configuration in the CM sense is a collection of object
versions -- somewhat like a directory, except that you can collect
objects from different directories -- even different repositories --
and membership in a configuration isn't necessarily limited to a
specific version, it can be a symbolic name, too -- a tag, that is.

I've always wanted to be able to tell CVS to follow the tip of
branch A in directory B in repository C, and remember that in the
repo, without that sticky tags crud ... I hate sticky tags, they
stick to the wrong places.

Brane �ibej
  home:   <brane_at_xbc.nu>            http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
   ACM:   <brane_at_acm.org>           http://www.acm.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:12 2006

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