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Re: URL abbreviation?

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2004-04-22 18:10:18 CEST

Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> We have multiple repositories, and it is still too much to type,
> especially for the svn+ssh users, if you're typing it over and over
> again all day. CVS has things like the $CVSROOT variable etc...

As I believ sussman suggested, setting shell variable is easy and quick. You
could even have a script which would set $TRUNK and $BRANCH variables on a
project by project basis:

        project mylib
        project myclient
        project myserver

each setting the two variables to the appropriate string. I would actually
write a wrapper of svn itself, then, so that it would echo the current settings
and ask for a confirmation before going through with the command (certainly at


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