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RE: Moving .svn directories out

From: Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 09:32:51 -0400

> Since the .svn directories reside within the same tree structure as
the
> source files, this slows down recursive operations (e.g. string
> searches across files), and increases the amount of space needed to
backup
> the source tree.

Most tools allow you to exclude certain directories using some type of
pattern matching. You should look into doing that with your search tool.

> Is there a way to move the .svn directories (and related sub-contents)
to
> another parallel root tree structure, keeping my source files in a
> separate tree structure?

Not that I know of. Although there is talk of this happening in 1.7
since the .svn info is being moved into a SQLite database.

BOb

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