What the meaning of "working-copy-less"

wuzhouhui wuzhouhui14 at mails.ucas.ac.cn
Sun Jul 28 03:27:47 CDT 2019

> On Jul 28, 2019, at 3:31 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp at elego.de> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 28, 2019 at 01:39:05PM +0800, wuzhouhui wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm translating the svnmucc reference of svnbook-1.8, and one sentence
>> says:
>>> It is also able to perform working-copy-less file content and
>>> versioned property modifications, which is functionality not currently
>>> offered by svn.
>> I don't understand the meaning of "working-copy-less" in above sentence,
>> could you explaine it for me?
>> wuzhouhui
> The 'svnmucc put' command can modify file content and 'svnmucc propset'
> can modify versioned properties such as svn:externals. svnmucc works
> directly on a server-side transaction so no working copy is required
> in order to commit such changes with svnmucc.
> The regular svn client can only make such modifications by first
> checking out a working copy, then modifying files and properties
> within this working copy, and then running 'svn commit' (which then
> uses a server-side transaction like svnmucc is using).
So, it means that svnmucc can modify file content and properties without
working copy. Now, I know how to translate this sentence. Thanks for your
> Regards,
> Stefan

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