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RE: svnadmin create complains about subrepositories

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 13:07:27 -0500

> > On Feb 10, 2011, at 09:59, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> >
> > >> and can you please add an --force switch to
> > >> still being able to create Repositories within the path of
> another?
> > >
> > > That's a reasonable request, I think. Not a usual use case but
> why
> > > not?
> >
> > Really? What possible reason could exist for doing this? :)
> >
> We are using Redmine as a projectmanagement Tool and there projects
> can
> have subprojects. This hierarchy we also want in the file system
> level
> so we can see from the url of the repos which category it belongs
> to.

I expect that this all happens inside the repository. A repository's contents can have whatever folder layout you want. However, the repositories themselves on the server each need to be peers. You can't nest repos nor should you need to.

> @Stefan: I have no idea what the former Version was, but I upgraded
> from debian Lenny to squeeze so it was probably 1.5.1.
> Would it hurt to add a force switch? I mean its at the users risk
> isnt
> it?

Yes, it would hurt. This is like saying, I want to create a mySQL database inside my current mySQL database... why can't I do that?

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