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Re: Re: DVCS application for TortoiseSVN

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2012 23:05:37 +0000

On 12 January 2012 18:53, Mark Mikofski <bwanamarko_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
>> On 02.12.2011 18:17, Mark Mikofski wrote:
>> > I've started to think of ways that TortoiseSVN could be used as a
>> > distributed version control system (DVCS) since there are many
>> > attractive features in both DVCS and TortoiseSVN (and Subversion in
>> > general). I also think that it might be possible to set up without
>> > making too many changes at all to TortoiseSVN or Subversion, perhaps
>> > as a plugin/extension or external property.
>> >
>> > I am very interested in working on such a project. Is any one else
>> > interested? You may email me directly.
>> >
>> > @Stefan do you think such a project is worthwhile or possible? Is it
>> > in the interest of TortoiseSVN?
>> That kind of extension/enhancement would have to be done directly in the
>> svn library. Because you can't plug in to the necessary functions in
>> TSVN but only in the svn library (if ever).
>> Stefan
> That makes sense, but I think the SVN developers are not interested in pursuing a DVCS system. I found this post on the SVN mailing list,
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2010-04/0047.shtml
> In a related but different post, it looks like there might be some traction for an "offline commits" enhancement,
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2010-02/0284.shtml

Note that those posts are nearly 2 years old. If you want to get
things moving you will have to go over to the subversion developers
list and offer to help out there. There is nothing that can be done on
the client side until the libraries support it.


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