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Re: Cloning, branching, and cvs2svn

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-10-06 02:33:30 CEST

On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 04:54:28PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> "roger day" <roger@nenuphar.freeserve.co.uk> writes:
> > 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.
> I'm not sure what you're asking, so I apologize if I answer the wrong
> question.
> The repository is an ordinary filesystem. It has an arbitrary
> directory structure. You can arrange things however you want. The
> repository has no knowledege that any particular directory is a
> "project", or "branch", or "tag". They're all just directories.

Right. So a person could easily set up:

      trunk/ ; trunk of sub-project-3
      branches/ ; branches of -3
      tags/ ; tags for -3
  tags/ ; tags for the whole super-project

However you want to arrange it. It is just a set of directories.


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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