Using Subversion for binary distribution?

Ollivier Robert roberto at
Fri May 25 12:22:04 UTC 2007

According to Brian Candler:
> Having .svn directories all over the place is not a worry to me, and in fact
> that's what gives you most of the practical advantages: svn diff and svn
> revert will depend on this, as well as merging of non-conflicting changes.

Having twice the binary distribution inside .svn files scattered all over
the place does bother me.  And I'm afraid svn diff on /sbin/init isn't
giving me real useful information.  For text files in /etc, /boot and
others, mercurial does that in place more efficiently then svn.

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