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

From: Ryan Hunt <rhunt_at_hp.com>
Date: 2003-12-11 19:37:32 CET

On Dec 11, 2003, at 9:44 AM, Mike Mason wrote:

> Ryan Hunt wrote:
>> WC portability is important for me as we use on Mac, Linux, and Unix,
>> and will probably implement in Win within the next year.
> Why? You want to take a single checked-out Subversion working copy,
> stored on some kind of media that Mac, Linux, Unix and Windows can
> see, and have all four operating systems be able to use that same
> working copy?
> Why not have 4 different working copies?
> I can see (maybe) why a single dual-boot machine might find a use for
> a portable WC, but then again if I'm going to reboot to change OS, I
> should probably check in my work anyhow. Checking in often is good.
> Disk space is cheap. Have multiple working copies.

While disk space is cheep my WC will be 5TB before year end next year
if all goes well. Even using Apple XRaids, which are the cheapest per
GB around, it would cost $25,000 for each additional WC. Not something
I will be able to get pushed through the budget with out some mission
critical cause.


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Received on Thu Dec 11 19:35:23 2003

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