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Re: Eliminating the text-base penalty

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-09-25 22:03:17 CEST

Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:

> Kean Johnston wrote:
>
> > In order to achieve this (and I really don't mind contributing
> > coding cycles to make this happen) I will need to know if there is an
> > appropriate place to store tree-wide parameters that are set either
> > at creation time, or modified after the fact. Some sort of internal
> > svn attributes database. Although I don't know this, I am guessing
> > that there must be a file somewhere whose properties we can use
> > for this purpose.
>
> at the moment, there is not. there also needs to be a way for the
> server to push that data down to the clients. we've wanted this for a
> while, so we can implement project specific keyword expansion (i.e. a
> $FreeBSD$ or $NetBSD$ style $Id$ tag), but nobody has stepped up to do
> the work.
>
> basically, the repos just needs a config file like the client uses,
> and the RA layers need a way to send that config info back to the
> client.

<joking>
Hack it. Make the repos config exist as properties on revision 0's root dir.
</joking>

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