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Re: All the .svn directories

From: Ron Wilson <ronw.mrmx_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 18:19:09 -0500

On 3/4/08, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 4:31 PM, DavidW <dwhite_at_gbcsci.com> wrote:
> > I can't see why these
> > directories couldn't be hidden away somewhere else.
>
> That is a common complaint, but SVN was designed this way
> intentionally. This design allows you to take any directory in your
> WC, move it somewhere else (thumbdrive), and keep working with it
> (every directory can be its own self-contained WC).

I find to extremely handy be able clone WCs just by copying them (or a
subtree). I have no problem with the presense of the .svn folders.

Also, as someone else mentioned, the .svn folders are set hidden, and
you can tell Windows Search to ignore hidden folders.

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