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Re: FW: RE: Roadmap for 1.1

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2004-04-02 02:07:55 CEST

Walter Nicholls wrote:

>2. Shared files
>This itch is *almost* satisfied by svn:externals, but not quite. I
>don't think it would be difficult to make svn:externals work
>safisfactorily - just need commits to go to the right place in the right
>As far as shared files vs shared directories, I actually prefer the
>directory anyway.
Whatever we do, we should not implement anything even remotely
resembling VSS shared files, which are semantically similar to Unix
filesystem *hard* links. We should go for something like symbolic links
(call them aliases, wow!) + loop detection (which is trivial, by the way).

>3. Labels
>This isn't a big deal for me, and I think placing a label property on
>the revision is perfectly adequate. (Other people may have other ideas,
>wanting to say "svn co -r SUBVERSION_1_1_0_beta1" perhaps.)
What's wront with how we already do things? "svn co
scheme://repos/tags/SUBVERSION_1_1_0_beta1" does exactly what you want.
Tags are cheap.

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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