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Re: Externalize .svn directories

From: Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 08:32:17 +0200

Hi, Ryan,

just read through the design document. Is "centralized metadata
storage" what I would need? If so, I'd clearly be happy to wait for
some more months and finally have it. :-)



On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 8:20 AM, Ryan
Schmidt<subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com> wrote:
> 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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