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Re: Subversion .svn directories

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-18 04:49:40 CET

On Feb 17, 2005, at 8:01 AM, Masud Hamidi wrote:
> I have something in mind that could solve these problems, but it would
> be
> a design change:
> One could reduce the number of .svn directories to one per working
> copy,
> sitting on it's root. It could have all the information of the .svn
> directories in
> a single .svn directory. The svn command is able to find the
> repository information
> of the current direcory by looking for the .svn directory in the
> current directory first,
> and then in each of it's parent directories, until it finds it or it
> reaches the file system
> root.

This has been discussed endlessly on the dev@ list in the past. It
would require a complete rewrite of the client (libsvn_wc)... so
probably not till at least svn 2.0. See issues 525 and 908, among

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