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Re[2]: Project Organization

From: Bojan Resnik <resnikb_at_swissinfo.org>
Date: 2004-09-11 01:29:14 CEST

WN> Hi Bojan,

WN> Why are you considering using multiple repositories? Server
WN> performance or logical separation?

WN> If you are doing it for logical separation, you might consider just
WN> putting the different projects into different top-level directories.
WN> Then, individual developers can checkout just the directory for the
WN> project they're working on, but branching and tagging can easily be
WN> done across multiple projects if desired.

  The book got me thinking about the logical separation of the
projects, the current approach is exactly what you suggest - and the
only possible way with VSS. I was thinking that perhaps it everything
could be broken up to be less monolithic, yet have the same ease of

WN> You might also want to look at the svn:externals property, which is
WN> described in fairly high detail in the Subversion book. Using
WN> externals to link a project to other projects may be sufficient for
WN> what you want to do.

WN> - -Bill

  Thanks, I will look into that.
     Bojan Resnik

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