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Re: tools location? (was: Re: couple issues)

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2000-12-11 23:09:52 CET

On Mon, Dec 11, 2000 at 01:41:59PM -0600, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:
> > I didn't suggest the tools directory because I seem to recall that as being
> > the "supportive" or non-core pieces of SVN. i.e. we don't put any source
> > code in there.
> The distinction seems more political than technical.


> Non-core pieces
> have source code too, after all -- you even put some Python code in
> there yourself. :-)

Sorry, I meant "source for the 'core' pieces of SVN". The server tool that I
mentioned *is* a core piece -- you can't even get started without it. (it is
used to create a DB3 environment for the repository)

So I saw that tool as a core part of the server. But it isn't libsvn_fs.
Therefore, the suggestion for subversion/server/

Maybe subversion/admin/ ?

> I'll bet the distinction between core and non-core is something we'll
> have a hard time predicting correctly. Let's just put things that are
> neither the client nor the server into tools/, and let people figure
> out which ones they need.

Sure, but my divining rod is indicating somewhere under subversion/ rather
than tools/ :-)

[ okay, that was my last try :-) ... name a place for the admin tool, Karl,
  and I'll put it there. ]


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:16 2006

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