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Re: Would branching across repositories be theoretically possible?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Dec 2012 15:18:41 +0100

On 31.12.2012 15:05, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> Anything more involved than the foreign-repos merge crutch above would be
> far from trivial. And there is no point in making Subversion a distributed
> version control system.

I think you're misinterpreting what "foreign repository branch" means.
It does /not/ imply that Subversion would suddenly become distributed.
Rather, it would do away with all the hoops you have to jump through in
order to work with vendor branches. It would also remove 99% of the use
cases for out-of-repo externals.

Both are worthy goals IMO.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2012-12-31 15:19:55 CET

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