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[TSVN] RE: Tortoise SVN FAQ

From: Lübbe Onken <l.onken_at_rac.de>
Date: 2005-07-07 10:28:39 CEST

Hi David,

> I am new to Source Control software, and have a couple of
> basic questions.
> I tried to submit them to the FAQ, but I could not figure out how.
> Surly I am am missing something. :-)

You didn't see our note about not contacting the project owners directly.
You should have sent your inquiry to the mailing list, which is what I'm
doing now.
> Anyway, here goes... Perhaps you can help me directly.
> Question #1)
> I have been using SVN to manage some small websites that I am
> building.
> For this kind of project, what kind of workflow are expert
> people using?
> Question #2)
> See above.. What I a have come up with so far is:
> /trunk/local-files
> -- Source graphics, copy-text, etc.
> /trunk/web
> -- HTML, PHP files, etc. (This would get uploaded to web server)
> /trunk/data
> -- Files and scripts related to data stores uses by the site.
> (Not all
> projects use this..)
> Now, the main problem is that sometimes I am sent a new
> revision of the
> web site with some changes made by people that can not access my SVN
> repository. The updates are sent in the form of a Zip file
> with all the
> HTML, images, etc.
> I want to update my working copy with all these changes in one fell
> swoop, examine the DIFF's and then commit. How can I do this?
> If the the changes were just modification to existing files, I could
> just unzip into the working copy, but the changes often involve
> new/removed files and directories. Simply unzipping in to
> my working
> copy would leave things in an inconsistent state.
> How have other solved this probem? What should I do?
> Thanks,
> David

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