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Re: Cloning, branching, and cvs2svn

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-10-05 20:33:07 CEST

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:

> I'm afraid I don't really understand Ben's response to your questions;
> he seemed to think you were asking about the filesystem database
> rather than the user-visible semantics. I'm going to try responding
> based on my own understanding, and people can correct me if I'm wrong.

Sorry, my confusion. :-)

I totally agree with your responses, Greg.

> > 5. Finally, is it all right if some of the later examples go on to
> > use the links that you were proposing, that I suggested calling
> > "references"?
> I don't know what our plans are here, but I can explain to Ben what
> you mean. By a "reference", you mean something like a Unix hard link,
> such that if you did:
> svn ln foo bar; svi ci
> svn rm foo/blah; svn ci
> bar/blah would also disappear. Likewise, if you edited a file under
> foo, the changes would appear under bar, and vice versa.

Wow, I wasn't aware of any plans to implement 'svn ln'. Sounds fancy.

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