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Re: early reflections on subversion methodology

From: Niels Skou Olsen <nso_at_dk.manbw.com>
Date: 2005-08-04 16:20:37 CEST

Thomas Beale <thomas@deepthought.com.au> writes:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>> On Fri, 29 Jul 2005, Thomas Beale wrote:


>> i understand what you're saying but how would you suggest this be
>> done? not in terms of actual implementation, just in the abstract
>> sense?
>> first, i'm hoping that, by typing "view", you're not suggesting that
>> this would require a GUI of some sort.
> not literally no. What I meant was: imagine you did a checkout of a
> repostory; imagine then that you had to do a set_view command to choose
> trunk or some named branch of development, and that thereafter you were in
> the normal directory structure, but corresponding to the chosen version of
> development.

Seems to be exactly what 'svn switch' does: transform your working copy (or
view, if you want) to the desired named development line. The name of the
development line is a repository path. Easy, simple, effective.. ;-)



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