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Re: Suggestion...

From: Zack Weinberg <zack_at_codesourcery.com>
Date: 2002-03-15 21:29:31 CET

On Fri, Mar 15, 2002 at 02:03:10PM -0600, cmpilato@collab.net wrote:
> Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz@ebuilt.com> writes:
>
> > I know this seems silly or even trite, but what do people think
> > of having a file in .svn that says where the repository came from?
> > Like CVS/Root? I know the information is in .svn/entries for
> > "this_dir" and url, but it's not inherently obvious. I can never
> > remember what SVN's URL is. And, furthermore, I can never remember
> > any repository locations for any project I'm on, so I'm always using
> > CVS/Root to remind myself.
>
> Yeah, it does seem rather annoying to have another file spring up in a
> .svn area. Besides, we've talked about having the ability for an SVN
> working copy to contain stuff checked out from multiple Subversion
> repositories ... you wouldn't want a separate "Root" file for each
> thing, would you?

Might be more useful to have a "svn info" command which prints summary
information about the WC you're in and the repository it comes from.

zw

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