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Re: Base text files, re: IRC chat

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2008 18:56:21 -0400

I was hoping to drop that "feature" :-)

It shouldn't be hard to maintain, though, since sqlite handles most of
it. I'll only need to be careful around writing a new base into the


On Sep 15, 2008, at 18:43, Garance A Drosihn <drosih_at_rpi.edu> wrote:

> At 11:56 PM +0200 9/15/08, Stefan Sperling wrote:
>> On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 05:20:31PM -0400, Garance A Drosihn wrote:
>>> At 8:48 PM -0700 9/14/08, Greg Stein wrote:
>>>> 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?
>> I'd consider sharing a single working copy between multiple users
>> a somewhat exotic use case. At least more exotic than the use case
>> of every user owning their own working copies -- in which case
>> (2) is clearly the better option.
> Hmm. It also occurs to me that the one of the side-effects of
> how we work is that we aren't often checking out new working
> copies. I guess this isn't as big of an issue as I first thought
> it might be. Let me just ask that the new code will still support
> WC's which are used among multiple people (for those who need to
> work that way), but I agree that that ability need not influence
> the default behavior of svn.
> --
> 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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