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From: Erik Huelsmann <e.huelsmann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2004-04-05 08:39:16 CEST

> >> Though I guess it cant me much of a huzzle to put
> "svn-directory-name" in
> >> subversion client property file..
> > It's not at all hard. There's even a FAQ about it:
> It (put option in subversion client config) *is* hard. The problem is
> that the ".svn" name is a constant value referenced by code scattered
> through the Subversion Working copy management code, there is no simple
> function call to get it. As I understand it, changing this would
> require changes to the existing API, which breaks the compatibility
> rules the Subversion developers follow. So no easy fix until 2.0 when
> they are allow to break the source API.
> Recompiling the subversion client is not easy either, even although the
> change to the source is trivial.

I was talking about the latter. Especially with reference to creating a
Subversion client as the TortoiseSVN people have done, which uses _svn as its
administrative directory. Which is easy because you only need to change one
#define. I never meant to say that compiling itself is easy.



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