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Re: where does SVN store the commited files

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-16 13:33:44 CEST

On 5/16/07, Sarvananda <navnith_maudgil@satyam.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> I am novice with SVN. However I was able to setup SVN over CVS and am able
> to commit my files over the intranet, using Apache. I am a little scared
> now.Because, suddenly my sr. wants to see the files in the repo, and I dont
> really know where they are ? Googled and
> searched(http://www.nabble.com/Repository-not-being-updated-tf3756389.html),
> all I could gather was that SVn stores the files in a database and those
> files are not really visible through the win.explorer. To see any of those
> files, you really have to check out those files
> is my understanding correct ?

Yes. The repository uses a non-human-readable format for storing the
contents. The repository database is not meant to be accessed directly
- only via a client & the Subversion libraries.

To see the files in the repository, you need to check out, export, or
use a repository browser.

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Received on Wed May 16 13:33:54 2007

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