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Re: Moving working copy metadata

From: Matt Pounsett <matt_at_conundrum.com>
Date: 2007-04-13 23:11:50 CEST

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On 2007-Apr-13, at 16:57, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> The request to allow Subversion to handle opaque document collections:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=707
> This would fix your issue.

Yeah, saw this in your response to Patrick Middleton's issue. It
would absolutely help as long as the .svn directory was stored above
the svn:opaque dir in the working copy.

That is, if I have a wc called "presentations" in my homedir, and I
add ~/presentations/Demo.key with Demo.key set to opaque, all the
meta-data would have to be in ~/presentations/.svn/

Unfortunately, judging by the history of that issue, it looks like
this will never be implemented.

> You may also be interested in SVK, which is based on Subversion. I
> understand that it does not use .svn directories to store its local
> working copy data:
>
> http://svk.bestpractical.com/

Thanks, I may have to... that would mean migrating our staff away
from Subversion just as we're starting to get everyone properly
trained, but it may be the only answer.

Thanks for the info Ryan!
    Matt

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