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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: Move eclipse tools out of trunk
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2005 12:48:42 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Forrests SVN checkout is too large. One way of making it smaller is by 
> moving the eclipse tools directory out of trunk (10Mb).
> Since devs working on the eclipse tools do so independantly of Forrest 
> this makes sense. In fact, in the new instructions I am writing for 
> setting up the eclipse platform I am recomending that the tools be 
> checked out separatly anyway (it just makes sense for Eclipse to do this).
> So, I would like to move the Eclipse tools from:
> to:
> Any ojections?

Not from me. We have got to find ways to shed the weight.
Plugins is the next thing to investigate.

I am not sure if this is related ...
Does someone understand what Cocoon did with their
SVN using svn:externals? They separated the blocks
away from the core. Does that technique help us?


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