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RE: Repository Layout - One Vs. Many

From: Jay Glanville <jay.glanville_at_naturalconvergence.com>
Date: 2004-03-25 18:23:31 CET

> On Thu, 2004-03-25 at 17:20, Brian Beaudet wrote:
> > So with TortoiseSVN, I can only explore one repository at a
> time? Is it
> > many clicks to get to another repository?
> It depends
> If you right click in a directory that is a working copy it
> will browse
> the repo for that copy
> If you have something checked out from another repo, just go
> to that dir
> and right click there.

That's it! What ever you can check out (including multiple repositories
or projects) you can explore! Remember that each directory contains the
URL for that directory in it's .svn/entries file. Therefore, all
clients will go to this file to find out the URL of the server to diff
against. Therefore, if you have two repositories checked out, use the
GUI or CLI of your choice and execute the commands you want.

> > What's the big difference between RapidSVN and TortoiseSVN. Is one
> > preferred over another? Currently we are only using Subversion on
> > Windows machines.
> I don't know, I use both for different things.
> Rapidsvn for simple repo browsing spanning multiple repo's and stuff,
> even giving a little more info than tortoise on some stuff, but for
> daily use i just use tortoise as it's drop dead simple

I use all three interfaces (CLI, tortoise, rapid) at the same time,
because each have their pros and cons. They all work well together.

Jay Glanville
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