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Re: URLs

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2001-02-09 02:40:45 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:
> Here's a weird situation: suppose I specify a checkout of
> file:/usr/local/svn/foo/bar/baz/bop
> And suppose that an svn repository (a bunch of berkeley db files)
> lives in /usr/local/svn/. But ALSO suppose that another svn repository
> lives in /usr/local/foo/bar/ ! Which repository should be used?

I think you meant /usr/local/svn/foo/bar for that second one (and you
just confirmed that, sitting behind me watching me type this, how

And yes, I'm still griping. :-)


> You might say, "the shorter repos path should be used, rather than the
> deeper one". After all, I *think* that this is what would happen if
> you created a <directory> mapping nested within another <directory>
> mapping into `httpd.conf', no? The higher-up directory mapping would
> always win.
> Of course, then, what do you do if you *want* to access the nested
> repository? You can't. But it's not a problem if we separate the two
> paths from the beginning.
> "Doctor, doctor, it hurts when I use URLs!"
> You all know the punchline... :-)
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