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Re: hooks in sub repositories

From: Travis <svn_at_castle.fastmail.fm>
Date: 2005-03-23 05:29:01 CET

On Mar 22, 2005, at 4:27 PM, Robert Hunter wrote:

> As far as I know, a Subversion repository must reside on a real
> OS filesystem. Although a repository contains trees of files
> and folders, this "virtual" filesystem is not somewhere you
> could create a second repository.

Hmmm, you might be able to auto-mount your repos as an auto-versioning
repos via WebDAV and then create a working fsfs repos inside it. If it
doesn't work today, I imagine, based on mailing list reports by the
developers, that it would work without pretty easily on MacOS X when
Subversion 1.2 is released. And then you could mount that repos and
create another inside it. Repeat until the inefficiencies bring your
server to its knees.

I don't see how such a construction would be useful, but it's
interesting to think that it could work. (And it could be prevented
pretty easily too, if it were worth it, but I doubt it is.)

Of course, I don't think this is what the original poster meant at all.
  Mr. Hunter's comments are probably much useful to Mr. Kevin than my
own musings. :-)

-Travis Pouarz

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