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Re: Repository enumeration feature

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-04-22 20:53:53 CEST

Brian W. Fitzpatrick wrote:

>On Fri, 2005-04-22 at 18:02 +0200, Branko Čibej wrote:
>
>
>>Molle Bestefich wrote:
>>
>>
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>>>Marcus Rueckert wrote:
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>>>>>I vote +1 for a repository enumeration feature to be included in
>>>>>subversion. It could be a very useful feature especially when a new
>>>>>developer comes in a team, he could get the sources he needs without
>>>>>needing to write down the repository names from another computer ...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>we had a rather long discussion already a few months ago.
>>>>most people agreed we dont want that overview in general.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>That's incorrect.
>>>You're confusing "most people" with "yourself and 1 or 2 others".
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>As a matter of fact, it was a consensus (or at least a huge majority) of
>>the SVN committers. Everything may not be in the mail archive, though/
>>
>>
>
>As I recall, the consensus was that it's a fine feature to have, but
>that it doesn't belong in the core Subversion codebase. I'd love to see
>a 3rd party script that provides this functionality.
>
>
Well, of course, that's what I meant. If you want repository
enumeration, you need some kind of global registry of repositories on
the machine. It's not the core components' job to provide one.

-- Brane

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