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Re: 'SVN' to '.svn' WAS: RE: Successful bootstrap on Mac OS X

From: Branko ╚ibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-09-04 20:26:49 CEST

Alan Shutko wrote:

>Branko ´┐Żibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>
>>All such tools should use the svn command line directly. Unlike cvs,
>>svn does (will?) provide all the information needed by such tool.
>>
>
>Forking svn when opening every and any file just to see if something
>is under revision control is not my idea of fun.
>
That's why we're planning to add a "shell mode" to svn, so that you can
fork it once and just pipe the commands in afterwards.

We decided long ago that the data in the admin dir are private. We want
to be able to change the format without breaking any and all tools that
use it. You use svn to interpret the data, or link your app with libsvn_wc.

By the way, you need (at least) an XML parser to read the admin data. Do
you want to add that dependency to vc-mode? I guess not.

-- 
Brane ´┐Żibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>            http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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