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Re: Considering using Subversion

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-12-10 19:46:15 CET

Haakon Riiser <haakon.riiser@fys.uio.no> writes:
> > Subversion is tree-oriented. It can't be definitively called "file
> > oriented" or "changeset oriented".
> What does tree oriented mean? I thought all SCMs used one of
> these two ways: In CVS, each file has its own commit history,
> while in Arch, the history is associated with the entire project.

The variety of versioning schemes in SCMs is quite large, actually

Have you read the early parts of the book at svnbook.red-bean.com?
That will explain what I mean by tree-oriented.

> By the way: Do you know if there are plans to support moving the
> pristines in future versions? (Or am I the only one bothered by
> them? :-)

Many people are bothered by them, yes. Someday, we will make them
optional, or relocateable, or something... but right now, we're
concentrating on locking (reserved checkouts) and the 1.2 release.


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