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Re: ".svn" directory name no good (in fact, it is worse than I thought)

From: Roland Bramm <roland_at_butlers-djihad.de>
Date: 2003-09-25 13:43:21 CEST

>How about this amendment to idea 2: as soon as the subversion client
>encounters a .svn directory in an working copy on a windows platform, it
>automatically converts it to _svn. Same thing the other way around for every
>other operating system, and working copies would still be moveable across
>plattforms. Second advantage of this approach: Existing working copies on
>windows would silently be converted to the new syntax (as soon as the user
>updates its client), making a new checkout or a seperate conversion tool not

Think of the chaos which can appear if you mount a "unix" volume with
Windows and use svn or the opposite way ...

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Received on Thu Sep 25 13:44:50 2003

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