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Re: wc-ng and a reference wc

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010 16:36:35 +0000

"Bob Jenkins" <rjenkins_at_collab.net> writes:

> they've established (many times with my
> recommendation) a "reference" working copy which is kept up-to-date and
> which individual users copy to create their own working copy. I fully
> appreciated that they would not be able to copy only a sub-tree of a
> working copy moving forward, but I've heard that maybe a working copy
> cannot be moved and therefore copied to another machine. Is that the
> case?

1.7 is going to support centralised metadata in the root of the
working copy and copying that sort of working copy will continue to
work. 1.7 might also support metadata outside the working copy, if it
does it would be optional and copying that sort of working copy would
be more complicated. In either case I expect that copying a subtree
will also be possible, either via some sort of svn-detach script, or
perhaps an 'svn detach' command.

Received on 2010-03-02 17:37:15 CET

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