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Re: Error creating Sub-Repository

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 04:19:36 -0500

On Apr 23, 2009, at 04:07, Schlup, Herbert wrote:

> Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Apr 23, 2009, at 02:35, Schlup, Herbert wrote:
>>> is there a change from Version 1.6 creating Sub-Repostiories?
>>> I have a repository E:\SVN\
>>> under this I have several sub repositories.
>>> After having installed Version 1.6 i can not create new sub
>>> repositories. With Tortoise it tells me that there is no place or
>>> write protected, with SVNADMIN i try to make svnamdin e:\SVN
>>> \ADExport
>>> and i get .... is a subdirectory of an existing repository rooted at
>>> 'e:/SVN'.
>>> Is it no longer possible to create sub repositories?
>> There has never been any such thing as a sub-repository.
>> It has always been an error to attempt to create a repository inside
>> another repository. Subversion now prevents you from doing this since
>> there has never been any reason to do so.
> So how do you work when you have different Developments...
> You have a directory E:\SVN\ where svnserve is running on as a service
> and you create different repositories below that for each Application?

Yes, if you want to have a collection of repositories in E:\SVN, then
E:\SVN would just be a regular directory, and would not itself be a

You can either create a repository for each project, or put all
projects in a single repository, or some mix of these strategies.
There are advantages and disadvantages to both.


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Received on 2009-04-23 11:21:17 CEST

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