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Re: Query regarding File storage in FSFS SVN Repository

From: FG <fgatwork_at_verizon.net>
Date: 2006-01-10 16:30:09 CET

Phil Endecott wrote:
> The information is inside the 0, 1, 2, ... files.
> Think of it like a grid:
> file_A file_B file_C file_D
> rev 0
> rev 1
> rev 2
> rev 3
> In CVS you have one file for each COLUMN of this grid. So "file_A,v" contains rev 0 to rev 3 of file_A. In contrast, in SVN, you have one file for each ROW of this grid. So "1" contains rev 1 of file_A, file_B, etc.
> --Phil.
I have to say - I've been reading this list for a year and a half, and I
have never seen anyone explain the different storage techniques between
CVS and SVN as simply as Phil just did.

Well done.


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