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Re: Final(?) Relative Externals format

From: Brian W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-01-25 23:07:43 CET

On Jan 25, 2005, at 12:48 PM, Shurik O wrote:

>>> I just don't see the point in introducing this in addition to
>>> host-relative paths--how often does a repository move on a server?
>>> I mean really? I just don't think that the overhead of yet another
>>> relative form is a lesser evil than having to just deal with
>>> externals in a moved repository every 30 years when you move a
>>> repository on a server. Still -0.9 on this.
> How about a repository that is accessed using svn:// (svnserve -r) or
> http:// from the inside and
> svn+ssh:// from the outside?
> The latter's repository path is very likely to be different from that
> of the former.

True, but this kind of setup is explicitly recommended against in
Subversion's documentation. We recommend that people pick an RA method
and stick with it.


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