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Re: Base text files, re: IRC chat

From: Miha Vitorovic <mvitorovic_at_nil.si>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 08:47:32 +0200

dglasser_at_gmail.com wrote on 17.09.2008 16:07:24:

> As this thread has gone on, I think I've lost track of the motivation
> for centralizing the metadata beyond just the working copy root. I
> understand wanting to be able to (optionally) centralize and share the
> blob-store (since file contents/etc are likely to be shared between
> multiple working copies), but what is the gain of combining the actual
> working copy metadata itself? (More than "you can control where it
> sits", which you can also do by replacing the .svn directory with a
> symlink.)

As I explained in another thread, there may be cases where the source
files aren't on an actual disk and you can't create folders there. It has
the potential to bring Subversion to places where it wasn't before.


  Miha Vitorovic
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