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From Andy Levy <>
Subject Re: does svn support one 'Centralized Metadata Storage' across diffent working copies ?
Date Mon, 07 May 2012 14:13:11 GMT
On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 10:06 AM, 徐鸿 <> 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
> ----------------------------------------------
>   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probably quite a bit of outdated information in there.

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