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Re: svnsync - practical applications and plans

From: Roland Schwingel <Roland.Schwingel_at_onevision.com>
Date: 2006-08-28 09:45:29 CEST


Max Bowsher <maxb1@ukf.net> wrote on 27.08.2006 15:11:34:

> Paul Cameron wrote:
> > I feel another
> > interesting application would be for remote offices to perform all
> > 'non-commit' operations (log, update, etc.) against a local,
> > server and commits against the remote, central server. The obvious
> > benefit would be much improved performance for non-commit operations
> > instigated from the remote offices. I believe this capability would
> > require clients that support two urls for the same repository. Is this
> > feasible and/or planned, or am I way off base here?
> That's actually a pretty interesting idea, though I'd submit the
> alternate design of the client only having one URL, and having the
> server either 'passing through' write operations to the upstream server,
> or issuing some sort of 'referral' to the client informing it to re-try
> against a different server.
> My reasons for the alternate suggestion are:
> 1. Simplified user experience, they do not have to specify two URLs that
> must match.
> 2. Gives read-only server a hint that it should be looking for new
> changes to sync.
I am following this thread with great interest. I have the same need as
here. A master svn repos on the one side of the atlantic and a slave one
on the other side. And having this read-from-local write-to-remote
would be real great! If I would be able to vote for a svn feature I would
+1000 on this ;-)

Received on Fri Sep 1 10:24:17 2006

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