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Re: [PATCH] new property 'svn:tarballs'

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2003-07-13 12:23:25 CEST

"SteveKing" <steveking@gmx.ch> writes:

> From: "Ben Collins-Sussman" <sussman@collab.net>
>> Many tools have crossed this line already: for example, clearcase has
>> its own 'make' program. It scares me.
> Why does this scare you? I don't know clearcase at all, but
> I guess that you're not forced to use the build tool but it's
> optional?

It's optional. One of the reasons for ClearMake is that it handles the
problems conventional make has when versioned timestamps move
backwards in time.

I'm not all that keen on svn:tarballs, but I'm not all that keen on
svn:externals either. Is anyone using svn:externals? Is it much
better than doing the same thing outside the client (manually or via a

Philip Martin
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