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RE: Possible modifications to CVS.

From: Paul Sander
Subject: RE: Possible modifications to CVS.
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2001 19:53:48 -0800

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>> address@hidden writes:

>> > If this isn't possible,  I would suggest it be added to 
>> CVS.  What I would
>> > like to see is a way to check out files from anywhere in 
>> the repository, and
>> > from any repository,  and be able to put the files anywhere 
>> I want in my
>> > working directory structure, and have CVS maintain the files.
>> That would require completely redesigning and reimplementing CVS.
>Anybody know how common this ability is in such systems?  Subversion,
>in particular?

It's common in systems that supply a versioned mapping between repository
containers (RCS files in CVS) and working copies of files in people's
sandboxes.  Other descriptions of this capability are "directory versioning"
and "tree snapshots".

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