Using Subversion for binary distribution?

Ivan Voras ivoras at
Fri May 25 10:31:30 UTC 2007

Brian Candler wrote:
> Here's a wacky idea - I don't know if anyone's considered it before.
> Suppose you checked a full *binary* FreeBSD distribution into Subversion
> (that is, untar all the distribution bundles and then svn import)

> Is there any value in pursuing this idea?

Unless performance problems arise when there are several versions of the 
~~300 MB tree (for the base system) in the repository, this is actually 
a nice idea!

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