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Re: Mac OS X WebDAV access deletes revisions

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-08-23 04:07:23 CEST

On Aug 23, 2006, at 02:35, Simon Roby wrote:

> On 8/12/06, Frank Spangenberg wrote:
>> Helge Hess wrote:
>>> Summary: don't write to Svn with MacOS WebDAV FS. Use some Svn
>>> specific client or at least a WebDAV one.
>> Hello Helge, thanks for your answer!
>> I googled and asked around, but I haven't found a WebDAV or SVN
>> client that provides direct filesystem access in Mac OS X.
>> Who knows a client providing that feature?
> Why would you want to do that? You're not supposed to open a
> Subversion repository for direct reading/writing. You have to use a
> working copy, or else you're pretty much missing the point of
> Subversion.

Well, you don't *have* to have a working copy, with the auto-
versioning WebDAV feature, which is what's being talked about here.
And there are some reasons why you might want to use that instead of
separate working copies. Hopefully the OP has considered the reasons
for and against this.

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