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Re: SVNCopy - The coolest tool for moving and syncing WCs!

From: Thomas Hruska <thruska_at_cubiclesoft.com>
Date: 2006-07-20 01:10:34 CEST

Simon Large wrote:
> Thomas Hruska wrote:
>> Jean-Marc van Leerdam wrote:
>>> And as an aside: messing with the .svn folders is not something that
>>> is encouraged to say the least.
>>>
>>> Don't get me wrong, I'm in favour of flexible working methods, but SVN
>>> (and consequently TSVN) are all about minimising the risk to lose data
>>> and at the moment your tool doesn't seem to honour that.
>>
>> As to the .svn folders themselves - there isn't much in there to mess
>> up in the first place. Only if the SVN developers start getting fancy
>> is there any real danger.
>
> And therein lies the danger. In svn 1.4 there is indeed a working copy
> format change, and there is nothing to say it won't change again. TSVN
> does not access the .svn folders directly, and the subversion team would
> not support anyone who does. That is why there are documented APIs. If
> you want a new Subversion API for your WC sync, you should really ask on
> the Subversion list, not here.
>
> Simon

Will do.

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