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Re: [BUG] The client can't use a different directory than .svn

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-12-10 18:53:00 CET

Landon Clark <gmane@lclark.net> writes:
> I would also like to mention that the choice of .svn as a name, though
> logical, is arbitrary. It could have been SVN (like CVS), or _SVN, or
> whatever.

It is not arbitrary; under Unix, the prefix "." hides the object when
doing a normal 'ls'.

> "eventually fixed by Visual Studio" does nothing for those of us who
> *have* to use ASP.net and *want* to use SVN today. Don't get me
> wrong, I blame microsoft for this problem. But I am so passionate
> about this because I have been using SVN for all my work since version
> .14. I just changed jobs and I have a need to support ASP.net
> projects and thus it looks like I will have to give up SVN. I cannot
> begin to tell you how much that pains me.
> Please consider all of this when making a final decision about whether
> to make this change.

Well, you could just apply a simple patch to your clients, and build
them yourself. Not ideal, but the point is, there *is* a solution for
you if you really want to use Subversion.

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