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SVN is a version control system for source code. We don't care
whether or not you actually use it to control your site-local
modifications. However, even if you don't, it's still important
you put your modifications under a directory in
…/cvs directory is a holdover,
from when the LiveJournal project used CVS for version control.
What you want to do now is make a directory that holds the
“local” files. The LiveJournal tools look for your
files in a directory beside
actually be a symlink to your real directory.
LiveJournal.com uses the directory name
ljcom for its site-local modifications, so
livejournal directory is entirely free
LiveJournal.com-specific code. If you're helping with
LiveJournal.com development, you'll want to symlink