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Re: Fwd: Subversion AppleDouble patch updated to 1.5.0

From: Steve Sisak <sgs_at_codewell.com>
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 09:56:53 -0400

At 3:29 PM +0200 8/11/08, Stefan Sperling wrote:
>On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 10:38:23PM -0400, Steve Sisak wrote:
>> CVS has no problem because it's possible to use hook scripts to do
>> what's needed
>Could you elaborate on this? What hooks you can use in CVS to solve your

That would require a client side hook that could modify file data,
which cvs supports and svn does not as a conscious security decision.

>That sounds like you don't need to make core code changes
>to achieve what you want in CVS. Maybe we can add this CVS feature
>you use to solve your problem to Subversion? It certainly sounds useful.

I'll just reference the previous conversations on the users and dev lists:


> > and there are several Mac OS cvs clients that store a
>> AppleSingle to get around the limitation.
>That sounds much like the "wrapped svn client solution" which
>has already been proposed in this thread. If that's fine with
>CVS, why isn't it fine with Subversion?

One problem is that many developer tools have integrated svn support
-- for instance Apple's Xcode and are updated on a regular basis.
This potentially means futzing with a custom wrapper every tool


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