> -----Original Message-----
> From: Paul [mailto:alabamapaul_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2008 12:35 PM
> To: miguel.rentes_at_efacec.pt; users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Repository Layout
> One possible solution would be to use the following structure:
> Then have each of the platform specific make files to look for targets
> in the appropriate ../../../Common folder.
In my experience, bouncing between several directories is too strenuous
for developers. Why not just stuff the platform specific stuff under
subdirs and put the intelligence in the makefiles?
folder1/Makefile (if target_platform=win32 call win32/Makefile...)
Keeping parallel directory trees in sync is also much more error prone
than subdirs, especially if a major refactoring or code reorganization
happens. Given that Subversion doesn't have true renames yet, multiple
directories could just be unnecessary pain multipliers.
 All developers are lazy as evidenced by the amount of time and
effort spent in making a computer do the work.
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Received on 2008-01-10 19:31:50 CET