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Re: Shared working copy

From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 23:52:05 +0400

Greetings, Michael Miller!

> I'm looking for feedback from anyone who might have worked with or can
> provide the pros & cons of multiple developers using a shared working copy.

The initial idea of using any version control system is to have each editor a
separate working copy. Why the hell you want to share WC at all?

> This process was proposed to solve some issues with a development group that
> maintains a vendor package (mostly COBOL) with many generated items and a
> unique build process.

Now what?

> I've provided some reasons why this is may not work, but being relatively
> new to Subversion I would like some feedback from more experiences users.

It will not work. It is, basically, the same as putting salt and pepper in
someone else's cookpot. You're going to eat it all alone.

 Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 19.06.2009, <23:48>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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