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Re: supporting http proxy via a config file

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-03-13 02:02:05 CET

Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:
> If Subversion used an SVN_CONFIG_DIR environment variable to override
> the default ~/.subversion/ then you could maintain multiple
> configurations in different directories (possibly with any common
> files linked together) and choose which to use with something like
> 'export SVN_CONFIG_DIR=$HOME/.subversion/$SITE/'.
>
> This won't work if the configuration is all just one big file.

This is true, but making the configuration mechanism complex enough to
support this kind of thing is probably a road we don't want to go
down. First and foremost, it has to be easy to explain and to learn.

We could have a Turing-complete conf language, too, after all :-).

-K

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