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Re: Environmental variable for path to repository?

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2006-03-04 01:28:34 CET

Steve Kargl wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 05:30:05PM -0500, Frank Gruman wrote:
>>Steve Kargl wrote:
>>>On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 10:53:15PM +0100, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>>>export S=$HOME/path/to/SVN
>>>>mkdir $S
>>>>svnadmin create $S/A
>>>>cd $HOME/prj
>>>>svn checkout $S/A
>>>Having to explicitly give an environmental variable on the
>>>command line for each svn command, kind of defeats the whole
>>>purpose of such variables.
>>I disagree. You could theoretically have different variables pointing
>>to different repositories with various working copies on your computer.
>>For example - I have 3 separate working copies attached to 3 separate
>>repositories. The first is our code server, the second is a completely
>>separate repository for documents, and the third is my own personal code
>>server that I have hosted from home. SO - in the CVS world, what would
>>I set my CVSROOT to? Given Ryan's response, I could create
>>$CODE/project/path, $DOCS/project/path, and $HOME/project/path.
> It is clear that you and I have a different idea on what a repository
> is. To me, a repository contains independent projects. To you, each
> independent project has its own repository.

Or perhaps he collaborates on several projects hosted by other people.

Duncan Murdoch

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