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RE: Subverion 1.7 Centralized Metadata Storage

From: Waseem Bokhari <waseem.bokhari_at_netsoltech.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 16:55:48 +0500

If the structures are being changed then would there be any impact on
existing Working copies or structure in SVN? I am working on Windows
Environment ; please advice precautions and advices accordingly.


-----Original Message-----
From: Stefan Sperling [mailto:stsp_at_elego.de]
Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 4:44 PM
To: Thorsten Schöning
Cc: users_at_subversion.apache.org
Subject: Re: Subverion 1.7 Centralized Metadata Storage

On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 11:54:05AM +0100, Thorsten Schöning wrote:
> Guten Tag Ulrich Eckhardt,
> am Dienstag, 22. Februar 2011 um 11:18 schrieben Sie:
> > SVN has one .svn directory in every (versioned) child directory of a
> > copy. This has the effect that every child directory of a working copy
> > itself a working copy. SVN 1.7 wants to centralise this, i.e. only use a
> > single place to store this.
> This won't be configurable, won't it? I always found it really
> practical to be able to just copy/move entire sub folders of my
> working copy to a new location and have a functional working copy,
> without the need to checkout over and over again.

There will be a detach command to support this use case eventually.
So far it's not present in trunk so probably not in 1.7, but later.

In the meantime, you'll just have to live without this technically
unsupported use case which only worked because of a side-effect of
the 1.6 working copy design.

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