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From "Justin Erenkrantz" <jus...@erenkrantz.com>
Subject Re: [scm] Use case: Keep the local copy clean
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2008 18:39:45 GMT
On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 9:54 AM, Matthieu Riou <matthieu@offthelip.org> wrote:
>  Ideally you should have a single file/directory either at the root of your
>  working copy (approach chosen by bzr and hg), in your home or in a
>  configured configuration directory specific to the SCM. Changing this in SVN
>  would be a big challenge because it's inherently tied to the way local
>  repositories are stored.I guess that would pretty much force us to redevelop
>  the whole client side but maybe there are other, easier solutions I haven't
>  thought of.




It's been talked about for years and everyone agrees that it'd be good
to have, but no single person has ever thought it worth implementing.
Dave Anderson came closest, but then real life intervened; so nothing
came out of his posting.

Patches to Subversion are certainly welcome.  We all know *how* to do
it, but we've consistently felt there are more important things to
work on.  -- justin

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