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Re: storing URLs in SVN/ (was: Re: absolute paths)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2000-12-20 20:16:33 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@newton.collab.net> writes:
> > different repository. I'm not sure whether you store the URL for a subdir
> > in "./SVN/entries" or in "subdir/SVN/entries", but we definitely mix
> > repositories on a per-directory basis. If the URL is stored in ".", then
> > they definitely have to be mixable.
>
> Yeah, I like this idea. We need the mixability. Karl? Do you agree
> that we should change this?

A directory D's own URL is (or will be) stored in D/SVN/entries, not
D/../SVN/entries. That way, even if you remove all the rest of the
tree around D, D still functions as a working copy.

> Right. Our policy has been that a directory's ancestry info is stored
> only once: within the directory's own `entries' file in the "."
> entry. Parent `entries' files list the subdir as a child, but give no
> other info.

Right.
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