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Re: Dovetailing issues 960, 951, 926, etc (URLs in WCs)

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-04-06 20:03:51 CEST

Robert Pluim <rpluim@bigfoot.com> writes:

> mark benedetto king writes:
> >
> > What if, instead, we had a ~/.subversion/repositories file, which
> > looked something like this:
> >
> > [d8f54182-2d6f-4092-bc72-42359026ff08]
> > name = svn-dev
> > description = The Subversion Development Repository
> > url = http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn
> >
> > Then the repository URL could be looked up via the WC UUID.
> > The user could easily change the URL with their Favorite Editor when
> > they need to. Or a cmdline util to manage the known repositories
> > could be created.
> >
>
> Hmm, sounds tempting, but it means that working copies would no longer
> be completely self-contained.

Correct. -1, unless there is some amazingly brilliant reason to do
this.

> Maybe the info would be better in a file in the top tevel .svn
> directory of the working copy?

Nonono. Each subdir of a working copy is also a working copy,
trivially relocatable. That's by design, and a good one in my
opinion.

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