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From Stefan Sperling <s...@elego.de>
Subject Re: does svn support one 'Centralized Metadata Storage' across diffent working copies ?
Date Mon, 07 May 2012 14:19:31 GMT
On Mon, May 07, 2012 at 10:13:11AM -0400, Andy Levy wrote:
> On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 10:06 AM, 徐鸿 <icehong@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all
> >
> > does svn1.7 support one 'Centralized Metadata Storage'  across
> > diffent working copies  ?
> > I have read the wc-ng design notes and found its talking about storing
> > metadata  according to the user's config, but I search a lot and found
> > nothing about it , is it an developing  feature ?
> >
> > I am working at a huge project managed by svn and  usually keeping
> > diffent branches of code the same time, I think if I can use one
> > metadata it will save a lot of disk space, is it ture ?
> >
> > any reply is appreciate, thanks
> >
> > ----------------------------------------------
> > http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/trunk/notes/wc-ng/design
> >   According to the user's config, the metadata will be placed in one of
> > three areas:
> >
> >  wcroot: at the root of the working copy in a .svn subdirectory
> >  home: in the .subversion/wc/ subdirectory
> >  /some/path: stored in the given path
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------
> 
> AFAIK, the current WC library can only store metadata at the root of the WC.
> 
> Keep in mind you're reading notes on a design discussion, not
> necessarily the *actual* design. Those notes were last updated over 2
> years ago, about 18 months before SVN 1.7's release - so there's
> probably quite a bit of outdated information in there.

Sharing working copy meta-data between multiple working copies is
planned for a future release. For 1.7 the goal was to create a new
working copy library that supports all features supported by 1.6,
and which allows additional features to be added in later releases.

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