Ok I misread then, it was kinda of misleading or not clear to me. My
The 2nd part of your response made me laugh but I guess you're right.
Somehow, I assumed everyone's going to use SVN in English. :)
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On Mar 8, 2006, at 9:44 AM, Res Pons wrote:
>However, what does NOT make sense is the SVN .pdf manual on page 6 "A
>Quick Start" indicating MISLEADINGLY that the 'import' commnad will
>automatically create these subdirs. Am I misunderstanding the manual,
>have I misread something?
I think you are misreading. On page 6, the manual says "Next, create a tree
of files and directories to import into the repository, your structure
should contain three top-level directories named branches, tags, and
trunk..." so it is saying that you need to create these directories in your
local copy before you run svn import.
>Just for the sake of consistency, I wish SVN automatically did this for
>every project w/o users resorting to their own hacks and scripts.
Please no. It is quite possible that I want a different layout (e.g.,
having each project in its own top level directory and tags, branches,
trunk directories under each project directory) or maybe I prefer to call
the "tags" directory by the name "releases", or perhaps I prefer to avoid
English completely and want to name them the equivalent names in Klingon
(far fetched, but wanting the names in French or German isn't as far
fetched). Since svn doesn't attach any special meaning to them (except by
convention of its users), svn should let the user decide what they are to
be called or if they are to be created at all. You can always create them
later if you discover you forgot to create them on the first import.
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