# Re: RE: Windows svnadmin hotcopy can't find format

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 16:56:22 -0400

On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 4:49 PM, John Niven <jniven_at_bravurasolutions.com> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Penner, Matthew [mailto:mpenner_at_valverde.edu]
> > Sent: Thursday, 3 April 2008 04:13
> > To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> > Subject: RE: Windows svnadmin hotcopy can't find format
> >
> > Ah, thanks. I got confused when the help stated
> > "path\to\repos". I'll wrap this in a script that scans the
> > repo directory.
>
> Off topic (mostly), but this is something I've stumbled on a few times -
> does "repos" refer to "repo-s" (plural, REPOsitorieS) or "repos"
> (singular, REPOSitory). It's not always clear from the context. For
> examples I tend to use something like "/svn/allRepositories/aRepository,
> but it's quite long winded... And isn't useful for paths
> ("/path/to/aRepository" might work, I guess...)
>
> Anyway... Does anyone have a better way to express this?

I almost wrote a very similar post - it's easy to get confused.

My personal preference is to use "repo" to refer to a single
repository, and "repos" to refer to repositorIES (plural).

I use this convention in conversation and written communication around
the office, and it seems to have taken hold.

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