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From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-01-28 18:45:12 CET

Jonathan L. wrote:
> Imagine the following situation.
> I checkout a repository with the common installation (so I have .svn
> directories), than I change the enviroment value to 1 and checkout
> another repository (so now I have _svn directories).
> Thereafter I only have to change the enviroment value to use each one of
> them.
> What i meant is to have this done automatically by having a
> configuration file in each repository and defining rather to use .svn or
> _svn directories. Why is it impossible?

If you set the env variable, you must either rename all previous working
copy admin files from .svn to _svn, or do a fresh checkout.

About why that's not possible: have a look at the Subversion code. It's
not that easy to implement something like this. And just to work around
a bug in another app, that's not worth the effort.


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