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Re: subversion module system question

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-05-23 22:05:11 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:

>"Mats Nilsson" <mats.nilsson@xware.se> writes:
>
>
>>I'm not saying that the current suggestion is bad, just that it is diluting
>>the quite pure filesystem model. And I will still be able to make a cheap
>>copy tag and refer to its HEAD.
>>
>>
>
>I think the current system doesn't dilute the filesystem model at all,
>as it's entirely client-side.
>
>There's no way (currently) to make a copy of a floating target. If
>you make a copy of HEAD, then your copy will no longer point to HEAD
>as soon as someone starts committing. The main advantage of the
>module system is that it allows one to pin one dimension (the path)
>without being required to pin the other (the revision).
>
>

And there's also the Tiny Little Detail that your module might point to
an external repository you don't have write permission to, so you
/can't/ create a copy there.

-- 
Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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