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Re: Cloning, branching, and cvs2svn

From: roger day <roger_at_nenuphar.freeserve.co.uk>
Date: 2001-10-05 23:45:52 CEST

A newbie question. Will your projects be linked in some way? Could I, say, get to have a tree of (sub-)projects in subversion? Sorry if this question has risen before.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ben Collins-Sussman" <sussman@collab.net>
To: "Steven Velez" <svelez@alventive.com>
Cc: <peter.westlake@arm.com>; <dev@subversion.tigris.org>
Sent: Friday, October 05, 2001 19:37
Subject: Re: Cloning, branching, and cvs2svn

> Steven Velez <svelez@alventive.com> writes:
>
> > /core
> > /branches
> >
> > Under branches we have several entries like
> > /branches/v3.0.1
> > /branches/v3.0.2
> >
> > .....
> >
> > Under core we have our "trunk" code stream which maps to our standard
> > working space, but we have what we would consider several projects in this
> > working space.
> >
> > Now I'm assuming we would end up creating the same structure in svn.
> > However, I would like to know why one scheme is recommended over the other.
>
> No hard-core reasons. I think that a majority of us simply think that
> organizing by project, rather than branch, is just subjectively more
> intuitive.
>
> But this is a just a recommendation. You can organize a subversion
> repository however you wish; your choice has no impact on subversion's
> performance, only on how confused your users might be. Branches and
> Tags are just ordinary directories, put wherever you want.
>
>
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