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Re: does svn support one 'Centralized Metadata Storage' across diffent working copies ?

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2012 11:59:42 +0200

On Tue, May 08, 2012 at 09:29:45AM +0200, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:
> Am 07.05.2012 18:12, schrieb Stefan Sperling:
> > Note that you can share pristines between branches today by using a single
> > working copy for all branches you work on. Check out the repository root
> > with the "--depth empty" option and then pull in the branches you need
> > via "update --set-depth=infinity".
> > See http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.7/svn.advanced.sparsedirs.html
>
> Just wondering, but does it still work to check out an empty directory
> and attach working copies using svn:externals? Or are externals really
> nested with separate metadata? Depending on what the OP actually wants
> to achieve, that could be a reasonable approach.

Exernals are currently still entirely separate working copies with
their own wc.db file and pristine store.
Received on 2012-05-08 12:00:19 CEST

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