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Re: A proposed solution for svn admin directory names

From: Marcus Rueckert <darix_at_web.de>
Date: 2005-07-12 12:30:39 CEST

On 2005-07-12 00:05:07 +0200, Branko Čibej wrote:
> So: the only reason SVN_WC_ADM_DIR_NAME is public is because "svn
> import" wants to avoid importing anything that's called ".svn". If we
> change this definition, then suddenly "svn import" (and probably add,
> and others) _could_ end up importing the ".svn" dir.
> All of which convinced me that we should deprecate SVN_WC_ADM_DIR_NAME,
> and replace all its uses outside libsvn_wc (which, not surprisingly, are
> all string compares against this constant) with calls to a new function
> in libsvn_wc, e.g., svn_wc_is_adm_dir(const char*).
> Then we can deal with using different admin dir names privately inside
> libsvn_wc, where such decisions belong.

How do you plan to handle the case that someone checks out a working
copy with svn admin dir set to ".svn" and imports with setting them to
"_svn" or vice versa?


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