New Subversion version will centralize working copy metadata

Subversion version 1.7 removes that gruesome use of those very numerous .svn folders in your working copy. CVS also used that approach, just named .cvs.

Subversion version 1.7 removes that gruesome use of those very numerous .svn folders in your working copy. CVS also used that approach, just named .cvs.

This is more like how many ‘newer’ version control systems (VCS), like Git or Mercurial, lay out a repository.

More info: Working Copy Metadata Storage Improvements (client)