It's still a problem, and the same solution still applies.
The problem's really to do with Visual Studio. It'd be nice though if the
developers of Subversion could be flexible about this so that they can
encourage Visual Studio users to adopt Subversion (and there's a lot of
The "." is a useful Unix convention for denoting a file as "hidden".
Hopefully JetBrain's ReSharper will evolve into a competitor for
VisualStudio, not just a plug-in, then we can get a decent IDE for DotNet.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ayres, David" <DAyres@lear.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 4:07 PM
Subject: Visual Studio.Net and Subversion?
> I read here
> al+studio&defaultField=subject&Search=Search> that there's a problem with
> Subversion using a "." before the svn directory for Visual Studio.Net
> Is this still a problem, has it been resolved? Why can't the creators of
> this software just NOT use the "." before the directory name? What's the
> point in having the "." there? This obviously causes a lot of problems
> Visual Studio.Net. I guess that the "." is needed for some other purpose?
> Please forgive my ignorance, my teammate and I are just trying to figure
> this out.
> It's too bad because your product, when I can use in conjunction with my
> programming tool, is really great. It's better than great, it's awesome!
> But this small issue causes some headaches.
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