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Re: Hook script for sync via FTP

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-08-21 00:30:34 CEST

On 8/20/07, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote:
> Daniel Falk <dan.svnlist@mbx.zapto.org> writes:
> > The difference between this and svnsync is that svnsync, from what I
> > understand, will mirror a repository from one svn server to another.
> > Svn2ftp is designed to work more like a controlled export. It doesn't
> > replicate the repository, just the head revision of the repository.
> > And it works over FTP, which I believe is different as well.
> >
> > A good example of where this might be useful could be a large website
> > in a subversion repository, where once a change is committed needs to
> > show up on a remote server for preview.
> >
> > Thanks for your response. Let me know what you think.
> I guess I'm not seeing what the compelling advantage of this is over
> just using Subversion itself (either 'update' or 'export'), or using
> 'rsync'. I presume you've seen
> http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#website-auto-update
> already?

I would assume that this is because many cheap web hosts only allow
access to files over ftp, and no shell account. (Unless rsync works
over ftp...)


David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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