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RE: RE: Re: Visual Studio.Net and Subversion - Will this make it into a release?

From: Arild Fines <arild.fines_at_broadpark.no>
Date: 2004-03-08 17:36:19 CET

Craig L. Ching wrote:
>> I'm still a newbie, but does it have to be even that complicated? How
>> about:
>>
>> // svn_wc.h
>> #ifdef WIN32
>> #define SVN_WC_ADM_DIR_NAME "svn";
>> #else
>> #define SVN_WC_ADM_DIR_NAME ".svn";
>> #endif
>>
>> The folder is flagged as 'hidden' on my system by default, so that should
>> meet the "hidden folder" design. If the period starting the folder name
is
>> the true problem, doesn't this solve it?
>>
> I think the problem people have with this is that you can't pick up the wc
> and move it somewhere else without having a modified svn program on that
> system. For example, you can't move a Windows wc to Linux.

How many people actually *need* that? Isn't half the point of using a vcs in
the first place to get away from having to "share" source trees between
different environments/users?

If I were working on a project in both unix and windows(which I am, to some
degree), I'd rather have a separate working copy for each environment.

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