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Re: Advisory depth property for sparse directories

From: Benjamin Pflugmann <benjamin-svn-dev_at_pflugmann.de>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 16:14:19 +0200

Hi,

On Fri 2008-09-26 at 09:29:56 -0400, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> Ian Brockbank wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Is there any sort of advisory depth property for directories so you can
> > set the default level at which that directory is checked out? Something
> > like
[...]
> I've considered this enhancement in the past, but I usually find myself back
> at "If most folks don't need the deep stuff in the tree, maybe that stuff
> should go live elsewhere in the repository and be explicitly checked out by
> folks that care." That said, I'm not opposed to this advisory depth
> property idea.

A little comment from a bystander: I immediately thought that property
would probably be nice to have in order to use it on the /tags and
/branches dirs (and maybe / itself), as accidently checking out all
there is, is a common beginners error.

Just thought I mentioned a use case which doesn't question the
repository layout. (And yes, I realize that use case by itself doesn't
justify the feature at all.)

Regards,

        Benjamin.

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