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Re: Much easier way to update tortoise svn

From: Felix Saphir <felix.saphir_at_kantarmedia.de>
Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2010 14:20:34 +0200

Andy Levy schrieb:
> On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 02:42, Alexander <lazybadger_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Jul 17, 5:12 am, Mukund <kmukun..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I suggest that tortoise svn binaries be source controlled by
>>> subversion so that i can simply say SVN update on C:\Program
>>> Files\TortoiseSVN\ to update the current working copy instead of
>>> opening a browser and reinstalling the application
>>
>> STRONGLY disagree
>> 1. Repo for binaries will be giant size very soon
>> 2. It's harder to support on user's side
>> 3. Hand-made operation have better manageability
>> 4. HTTP file-dowloads are(?) more bullet-proof than svn update for
>> single big file
>
> 5. In a corporate environment, we want to have full control over what
> updates to what software are pushed out when.

But if the file size was displayed, users would instantanenously know
what's been changed. Or if any backup files were checked in.

SCNR,
Felix

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