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Re: WC split

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-10-23 15:49:35 CEST

Thanks! Yes, interesting. I'm hoping the libsvn_wc API won't make it
too hard... (?)

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:
> While talking with a few people here at ApacheCon about SVN, I had an
> interesting thought about WC and its mgmt of the ./SVN/ directoryand its
> contents.
>
> It might be nice in the future to split WC into two components: one for
> storing SVN's metadata/thurds, and one for the other crawling/editing
> facilities. This would allow us to create a number of variations for storing
> metadata, which can take advantage of specific platform functionality. For
> example:
>
> - use NTFS streams for the metadata
> - use MacOS resource forks
> - use a central DB of the data, rather than per-dir
> - use DAV's features to keep the data on the server
>
> I'll add this to the IDEAS file for post-1.0 thinking.
>
> Cheers,
> -g
>
> --
> Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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