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Re: Checking out to a SVN directory

From: Matt Pounsett <matt.pounsett_at_cira.ca>
Date: 2004-09-08 23:18:29 CEST

On Sep 08, 2004, at 16:09, Edward Diener wrote:

>> Now.. you're correct that there's a .svn directory at trunk/conf/.svn/
>> which says that trunk/conf/foo and trunk/conf/bar belong to RepoB.
>> But
>> there's also a .svn directory at trunk/.svn/ which says that all of
>> trunk/conf belongs to RepoA.
> I hope you are kidding that an .svn file contains information about
> all .svn
> directories below it as to what those individual directories point to.
> What
> a horrendous design decision that would be.

I didn't say .svn directories contain information about all directories
below the current directory. I said it contains information on all the
directories IN the current directory.

So trunk/.svn contains information about trunk/conf. The implication
of this though is that all of trunk/conf is part of the same repository
as trunk.

>> And thus you have a conflict.
> I hope you are wrong about this.

Sorry, but I'm not.

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