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Re: Base text files, re: IRC chat

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 23:00:17 +0200

On 2008-09-17 04:29:34 -0700, Greg Stein wrote:
> If there are no .svn directories in your working copy, then it looks
> like any other directory. The only way for svn to know it's a working
> copy is to hold a reference to its absolute path.
> That said, we've also been discussing how to drop a unique identify
> into (say) .svn/wc-id at the root of your working copy. There are some
> potential issues with that, however. When svn sees the working copy at
> a new path, it won't necessarily know if it was simply moved or
> copied, and (thus) how to handle the metadata that it has recorded for
> that working copy.

How about allowing paths relative to some environment variable
(e.g., $HOME)?

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