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Re: Base text files, re: IRC chat

From: Garance A Drosihn <drosih_at_rpi.edu>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 17:20:31 -0400

At 8:48 PM -0700 9/14/08, Greg Stein wrote:
>On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 8:06 PM, Talden <talden_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Note that if people keep the /bases/ directory in their home dir...
>> As long as there's the ability to redirect this (via a small file in
>> home. EG config) to somewhere away from home which is not always the
>> fastest or largest disk.
>You bet. At my last job, our home directories were on NFS, so I'm
>*very* aware of not wanting to put the bases and metadata there :-)
>There are basically three options:
>1) at the root of the working copy, in a .svn subdirectory
>2) in a subdir of ~/.subversion/
>3) in a directory specified by your config (and/or an environ variable?)
>I'm leaning more and more towards making option (2) be the default
>because of the advantages of sharing text bases. At first, I was
>thinking (1) would be the default.

I'd think that (1) would be the better default. What happens if
multiple people might be using a single working copy? That's how
we work here at RPI, and that's a sensible way for us to work (not
that I want to explain why it's sensible for us).

disclaimer: I'm not sure I completely understand what your plan is,
so maybe the problem here is in my own head.

Garance Alistair Drosehn            =   gad_at_gilead.netel.rpi.edu
Senior Systems Programmer           or  gad_at_freebsd.org
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute    or  drosih_at_rpi.edu
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