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Re: SVN as part of the OS

From: Noah Spurrier <noah_at_noah.org>
Date: 2007-11-09 18:23:37 CET

On 2007-11-09 09:18-0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Martin Schröder wrote:
>> 2007/11/9, Tom Donovan <list-svnusers@hawthorn.k12.il.us>:
>>> It's not svn, but Mac OS X Leopard's "Time Machine" is headed in that
>>> direction:
>> "Time Maschine" is "just" rsnapshot.
>> One wants to use svnfs. :-)
> I assume you mean this: http://fsvs.tigris.org/, but how do you ever really
> delete anything from it? And please don't claim that the inability to
> delete is a feature - I know I constantly have files that I want backed up
> while the old revisions might be useful but after that I don't want them
> taking up space even on a backup.

There are also a number of FUSE filesystems that use a version control
system for a backing. See
While FUSE is cool, most of these projects don't look very active.

Then there are admin-oriented tools like IsiSetup and metastore.
These don't work at the file-system level, but they do add the ability to
store metadata (I long for the day when SVN or Git will store metadata

  Noah Spurrier | email: noah_at_noah.org | http://www.noah.org/wiki/engineering 
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