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Re: [TSVN] directory names

From: Sven Brueggemann <SBrueggemann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2005-08-29 23:27:11 CEST

Rainer Müller wrote:

>> BTW: Did you know that for nested WCs without properties, TSVN uses
>> the properties of the WC they are nested in? (If it's not indented,
>> please don't fix that :-))
> Sure, as far as I know TSVN scans upwards until it finds the properties on
> any > dir or reaches the WC root. So you could even set them different on other
> folders, not only in nested WCs.

The nested layout we use has historic reasons. Common code is in folders
parallel to the project folders.

When starting with TSVN I was thinking about changing it to a more "normal"
layout using externals for common code but now my laziness to leave it as it
was solved a problem normal repository designs suffer: With the nested layout
I'm able to enforce repository-wide policies without setting properties on
every single trunk/branches/tags folder of every single project. Every project
needs the common code so every project will use the properties I set there.

Kind regards


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