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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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Received on Thu May 23 22:06:24 2002

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