Confused by the quickstart example
ziegler at mpi-sb.mpg.de
Wed Jul 13 04:19:58 CDT 2005
Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> I tried to clarify the Quickstart section in my latest commit. It
I've just read it, and now it's really perfect!
"Subversion has no concept of a “project”. The repository is just a
virtual versioned filesystem, a large tree that can hold anything you
wish. Some administrators prefer to store only one project in a
repository, and others prefer to store multiple projects in a repository
by placing them into separate directories. The merits of each approach
are discussed in the section called “Choosing a Repository Layout”.
Either way, the repository only manages files and directories, so it's
up to humans to interpret particular directories as “projects”."
Very clear! This paragraph will save a lot of beginners many minutes of
Greetings and thank you,
Joachim Ziegler Stuhlsatzenhausweg 85
Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik 66123 Saarbrücken, Germany
Email: ziegler at mpi-sb.mpg.de Tel.: (+49) 0681 9325-127
"I never wanted to be a computer scientist. I wanted to be... a lumberjack!"
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