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From "Brian W. Fitzpatrick" <f...@apache.org>
Subject Re: derby repository structure
Date Thu, 19 Aug 2004 12:45:10 GMT

On Aug 19, 2004, at 6:58 AM, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> /repos/foo/tags
> /repos/foo/branches/B1/file.name
> /repos/foo/trunk/file.name
> the derby project has at least two discrete parts: derby itself, and
> the site web pages.  currently the module is set up (with prefix
> '/repos/asf/incubator/') as:
> derby/code/{trunk,tags,branches}
> derby/site/{trunk,tags,branches}
> some questions have been raised about whether this is the best  
> structure;
> an alternative would be:
> derby/{trunk,tags,branches}/
> derby/{trunk,tags,branches}/site
> making the site just another piece of the overall project.
> which layout do you think is better?

Hello everyone, RoUS has asked me to throw in my 2 cents here.

I don't know that either one is *better*, but I prefer to have  
everything in one place, so I would place *all* files related to a  
single project (Derby, in this case) under trunk--I find it's better to  
have everything in one place in one part of the repository.  This is  
how the repository for Subversion itself is laid out  
(http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/)... there's a 'www' directory under  

Also, see the section of the Subversion book on "Repository Layout"  


PS Be aware that this can easily turn into a bikeshed discussion  
misc.html#BIKESHED-PAINTING).  :-)

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