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Re: Some remarks to the subversion book

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-02-19 07:59:29 CET

On Wed, Feb 18, 2004 at 12:38:40PM -0600, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> > (general)
> > I would introduce early in the book and use consistently some
> > method of avoiding urls in the commands. Maybe
> > export SVNREP='http://my.repo.com/subversion'
> > and
> > svn checkout $SVNREP/mymodule
> > maybe something else....
> Why? Most people only do that sort of thing when they're about to
> execute 20 commands that require the same $SVNREP prefix. It's pretty
> uncommon to *ever* have to type a url in day to day work. This
> technique is more useful for scripts that do automated repository access
> with no working copies available.

No but this is a common question on #svn and one of the first things a
cvs converter asks is "How do I specify my default repository." Right
now this is the only answer we have.

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
"Conscience is the inner voice which warns us somebody may be looking."
- H.L. Mencken
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