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reconstructing .svn (was Re: faster client pre-1.0: decrease number of files&folders in .svn)

From: Lele Gaifax <lele_at_seldati.it>
Date: 2003-02-10 20:51:03 CET

>>>>> solo turn writes:

    solo> it seems the working copy admin area is treated as the most
    solo> precious thing in the world ... which it is not, as it can
    solo> and must be reconstructable in any case. in the worst case,
    solo> you have to compute a diff from HEAD to current working copy
    solo> state with just the knowledge of (1) HEAD file (2) working
    solo> copy file

As a side note, this in particular may be desiderable, not considering
disasters: wouldn't it permit to easily drop in external sources (I'm
imagining a friend who does not use (yet) svn, for example), or a
different approach in handling third-party sources?

ciao, lele.

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real: Emanuele Gaifas	| comincerò ad aver paura di chi mi copia.
email: lele@seldati.it	|		-- Fortunato Depero, 1929.
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