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Re: finding the root of a repository url

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2003-07-05 09:07:55 CEST

(This thread seems to be mysteriously missing from the tigris mailing
list archives, and contactor.se won't give me message IDs, and I
deleted Ben's message from my inbox, so this message isn't properly
threaded. Mmm, infrastructure.)

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Note -- I don't think we'll need to add a whole new RA->get_root()
> API, just like we added RA->get_uuid(). The only reason
> RA->get_uuid() exists is so that wc-less operations (like 'svn cp
> URL URL') can decide if you're working against the same repository
> or not. But I can't think of a reason a wc-less operation would need
> to know the repos-root.

How does the live prop get from the ra layer to the wc entries file if
not through the RA interface? Not that it matters. Consider a
wc-less GUI application which navigates a remote repository and uses

It may be that the repository repository path should simply be
returned as part of the get_log result, if that's the only reason we
can think of for needing it.

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