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Re: The `on_disk' and `in_repos' templates.

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2003-04-09 00:23:24 CEST

On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 04:10:11PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> "Jay 'Whip' Grizzard" <elfchief@lupine.org> writes:
> > Subversion, on the other hand, essentially _requires_ a directory structure
> > be in place at the start to be _AT ALL USEFUL_. If you don't have some sort
> > of 'meta' directory structure in place above whatever it takes to store
> > and build your project, you lose most of the power of Subversion.
> Oops, miscommunication here. :-)
> I was talking about the feature which already exists in our C API --
> namely, the ability for svn_repos_create() to build an "on disk"
> structure from a template. These are real files and directories, like
> the automatic installation of hook-scripts.
> You're talking about a not-yet-implemented feature, the ability to
> create an "in repos" structure (/branches, /tags, /trunk) from a
> template.

Karl was discussing nuking *both* features, so Jay is not off-topic here.



Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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