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Re: Using svn with no direct network connection

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2001-12-04 18:17:00 CET

Alexander Mueller <alex@littleblue.de> writes:
> I guess one could make something like this work as soon as can
> have a SQL database as repository storage.
>
> Take for example Sybase SQL Anywhere. You can synchronize
> databases on different sites using replication via email.
>
> So you once you have a SQL repository in a SQL Anywhere
> database you can setup data replication. Synchonizing the
> sites should be easy then...

Changing the backend storage mechanism is not going to solve this.

Distributed, synchronized read-write repositories are hard because of
dealing with conflicts, a problem that is independent of how they
store their data.

-K

> Sam.Cooper@scisys.co.uk schrieb:
>
> > We are currently using cvs and both offices have a copy of the repository. We
> > have written a set of scripts to make a tar file of changed RCS files since we
> > last synched (marked using tags).
> >
> > It's very clunky and open to errors!
> >
> > I was wondering if svn could do a diff to a local repository which could be
> > imported into the server repository. Basically, the German developers would like
> > to be able to share their code locally using svn, we would like to be able to
> > share our code locally using svn, and then once a week synch the changes. One of
> > the two would be 'labelled' the master copy.
> >
> > I have no idea what I would want svn to do to be able to support this set-up,
> > hence the posting ;-).
> >
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