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Re: Multiple projects in one repository!

From: Alexis Huxley <ahuxley_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2002-05-02 23:10:13 CEST

> > Now too my question, will subversion support multiple projects in the same
> > repository?
> A repository is just a filesystem that changes over time. Subversion
> has no notion of "projects". If you want to put lots of different
> projects in your filesystem, that's your choice. The only thing that
> makes certain directories into "projects" is the fact that you think
> of them that way. :-)

From the storage point of view, I can see this. But what about the
'release' number? You wouldn't want the version number of, say, Emacs,
to be bumped as a result of a change to another program, say, Mutt, even
if they're - because the same person is developing both - in the
same repository, right?

Talking of release numbers, now that I'm trying to work out how to
assign release numbers to my own s/w, I'd like to know how it is done
in SVN itself: what does "version 1.0" actually mean? I mean it
must really map to repository revision, right? How is the association
made? Is it those darn' properties again? ;-)


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