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Repository construction

From: wimpunk <bkcfscpmcuin_at_spammotel.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2008 15:59:56 +0100


A college has a rather strange idea on setting up his repository and I'm
  wondering if it will cause any troubles for subversion since I'm the
He's used working with SourceSafe and now he's planning to use a
directory structure looking like this:


Personally I would remove major, minor and version from the structure
but he really wants it that way. When he starts a new major, he creates
the substructure again and copies the latest version to this major.

As far as I understand, there's no server-side objection doing this. For
subversion is doesn't matters where you create your branch. Is this
Will it differ at the server size concerning the size of the db if we
use a more normal construction like this:


I hope there's no problem doing his idea since it already took some time
to convince him using subversion.

Kind regards,


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Received on 2008-03-07 17:57:45 CET

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