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Re: a file system tree???

From: Brian Mathis <bmathis_at_directedge.com>
Date: 2004-03-02 03:05:40 CET

The actual repository is stored in berkeley DB files. The repository is
represented to you, the user, through the svn clients, *as* a tree. The
files themselves are not stored exactly as they are on the disk.

That explanation in the doc is referring to the repository conceptually,
it is not a description of how to access files that house the repository.

GreyGeek wrote:

>The documentation on Subversion says that the repository will have a file
>structure just like the system does.
>
>"Subversion is a centralized system for sharing information. At its core is a
>repository, which is a central store of data. The repository stores
>information in the form of a file system tree a typical hierarchy of
> files and directories. "
>
>One method of creating a repository is given as
>svnadmin create --config-dir arg
>where 'arg' is the file system template you've created as a pattern for svn.
>
>I created the following on my W2K workstation:
>E:\tmp\branches\HAP\jlk
>E:\tmp\trunk\HAP\jlk
>E:\tmp\tags\R1_0
>
>and used svnadmin create --config-dir file:///E:/tmp
>
>I expected to see
>E:\svnrepo\branches\HAP\jlk
>E:\svnrepo\trunk\HAP\jlk
>E:\svnrepo\tags\R1_0
>
>What I did see was
>E:\svnrepo\conf
>E:\svnrepo\dav
>E:\svnrepo\db
>E:\svnrepo\format
>E:\svnrepo\hooks
>E:\svnrepo\locks
>E:\svnrepo\README.txt
>
>From a working directory using TortoiseSVN I can 'browse repo' and see
>the expected structure, but not when I browse the E:\svnrepo directory with
>IE. What gives? The documentation states that "...The repository stores
>information in the form of a filesystem tree a typical hierarchy of files and
>directories. " I don't see them.
>?
>GreyGeek
>
>

-- 
Brian Mathis
http://directedge.com/b/
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