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Re: Externalize .svn directories

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 01:20:22 -0500

On Jun 29, 2009, at 01:08, Jochen Wiedmann wrote:

> I'd like to put a directory into subversion, which is controlled by a
> server. Users are modifying the directory via the server.
>
> The problem is, that the server barks, if it detects .svn directories.
> I can't have them in place. A solution for me would be, to have the
> .svn directories in a separate tree, each of them referencing to the
> actual directory. Is that possible? Has someone developed a
> workaround?

It is not possible with today's Subversion. The working copy format
is being rewritten for Subversion 1.7, and I believe the plan is to
no longer have .svn directories, so that would solve the issue you're
experiencing. You can read more about it by searching for "wc-
ng" (working copy next generation).

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