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Re: svn paths and the handbook

From: Nuutti Kotivuori <naked_at_iki.fi>
Date: 2002-07-26 10:58:11 CEST

Russell Steicke wrote:
> In a repository path such as
> http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk/subversion/
> there are several different names, in several namespaces.
> 1. the repository access method, "http", meaning dav.
> 2. the hostname
> With the rise of the web, people are used to seeing these two, no
> problems there.
> 3. the path to the repository, that the web server sees. In the svn
> url above, I assume this is "/repos".

Actually, it is "/repos/svn"

> 4. the path to the revision inside the repository, I assume this is
> "/svn/trunk/subversion/".

And this is "/trunk"


> I don't think that the handbook is very clear on this distinction,
> and it will confuse a lot of people like it has confused me. Once I
> work all this out in my head I'll be happy to submit patches for the
> handbook that may clear this up a bit.

Yes, I agree, it _is_ confusing at start. :-)

-- Naked

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Received on Fri Jul 26 11:00:56 2002

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