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Re: Subversion, decentralized version control, and the future.

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2007-06-29 21:31:22 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:
> No, I think we've overcome that now, and that people are okay with one
> centralized admin area per working copy (that still allows nesting, of
> course, just not detachment). That centralized admin area would be a
> full-fledged repository.

So you could (lots of arm waving here) implement lib_wc using [a
possibly stripped down form of] lib_fsfs - one that only keeps 'N'
active revisions and tracks the central repository's revnums in local
properties. And which relies on checksums more heavily to determine
whether a file has been modified (since you can't just stat the



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