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Re: Resume download on update

From: techtonik <techtonik_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 May 2008 20:26:58 +0200

On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 8:20 PM, Augie Fackler <durin42_at_gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Sure, if you lose the connection, just run 'svn update' to finish the
> > download. Checkouts and updates have been restartable since svn 1.0.
> >
>
> Erm, I think his question was about resuming individual files, which svn
> doesn't support. Anatoly, can you clarify?

You are absolutely right. When I have one 400Mb file and my connection hangs
- I have to break SVN process manually and after restart incomplete
temporary file is removed.

I even created a script to add file to wc manually. I believe it was 1.3.x
series, but I remeber using it with 1.4.x wc as well.
http://rainforce.org/python/syncfile.pys

>
>
> On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 1:00 PM, techtonik <techtonik_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > There is a problem with large files in SVN that when you use low-speed
> > > and
> > > unstable Internet connection like GPRS it is nearly impossible to make
> > > a
> > > checkout/update. Usually connection should be kept for a reasonable
> > > amount
> > > of time to complete download, but in reality sometimes it doesn't
> > > happen. I
> > > wonder if there are any plans to add resume capability to
> > > checkout/update
> > > data exchange to work around flaky connection timeouts?
> > >
> > > --
> > > --anatoly t.
> > >
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-- 
--anatoly t.
Received on 2008-05-06 20:27:33 CEST

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