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Re: SVNCopy - The coolest tool for moving and syncing WCs!

From: Jean-Marc van Leerdam <j.m.van.leerdam_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-19 15:34:22 CEST


As it is your tool can be useful, but (as you say in the readme) there
is the possibility to lose data. And I think there are some major
risks here, let me try to explain.

As soon as you forget to copy from A to B before you start working on
B (or vise versa) stuck with modifications in both places. As soon as
you copy again, the changes you made in the target WC are gone.

So it only takes one lapse of attention (running off to home friday
afternoon without grabbing the latest WC from home or getting into
office on monday morning realising the laptop with 48 hours of weekend
work is still at home...) to get stuck or run the risk to lose amounts
of work.

And as an aside: messing with the .svn folders is not something that
is encouraged to say the least.

Don't get me wrong, I'm in favour of flexible working methods, but SVN
(and consequently TSVN) are all about minimising the risk to lose data
and at the moment your tool doesn't seem to honour that.

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Received on Wed Jul 19 15:34:38 2006

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