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On Tue, 12 Apr 2005 20:50:36 +0200 Paul de Vrieze <email@example.com>
| On Monday 11 April 2005 22:42, Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
| > Well, surprisingly enough, one of the main reasons we use these
| > version control things is so that we can see *what changed*. It's a
| > hell of a lot easier to do this when you can just say "show me
| > everything that changed in the foo project between three days ago
| > and today" rather than having to worry about adding in extra
| > selections to pick a project path.
| You need to do this anyway. Whether it's a path inside the repository
| or on the webserver doesn't matter. It's like
| https://svn.gentoo.org/gentoo/projA where /gentoo is the name of the
| repos or https://svn.gentoo.org/gentoo/projA where /gentoo is a
| superdirectory of all project repositories that are now housed in the
| gentoo cvs repository. In either case /gentoo could be removed.
No, with certain operations you need to start giving entire paths if and
only if you're not operating on the repo as a whole.
| > One big repository is harder to work with. It's that simple.
| With one exception, that is, sharing and merging within a repository
| is a lot easier than between two separate repositories.
Which is an extremely rare task compared to doing things like diffs and
Ciaran McCreesh : Gentoo Developer (Vim, Fluxbox, shell tools)
Mail : ciaranm at gentoo.org
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