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Re: svn commit: r29789 - trunk/notes

From: Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2008 23:34:34 +0100

Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 3:24 PM, Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be> wrote:
>> Wouldn't 'svn export' and a completely working 'svn patch <xml_patch>'
>> do the same? The way you use working copies in this example looks more
>> like a workaround for a missing feature than really needing a *working*
>> copy.
>
> No - or at least I'm missing what you mean. In apache.org's case, we
> have a shared directory that gets exported to our websites. A 'svn
> patch' would absolutely not work - you want to publish the latest
> version, not apply a patch... -- justin
>

I was referring to a patch format that can also delete & add directories
etc. Isn't that what the svnpatch-diff branch is supposed to achieve?

Anyway you still need to know the actual revision of the files on the
target server to create the patch, might as well use a working copy then.

Lieven

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