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Re: Compiling against the repository

From: Ian S. Worthington <IanWorthington_at_usa.net>
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2008 01:04:14 +0100

Thanks Ron.

Maybe I've missed a concept somewhere? My understanding is this:

In the repository I have several hundred include files. I can't compile
directly against the repository but need to maintain some kind of
external copy the compiler can find its includes in. The question is,
after a developer takes a private copy, makes some changes, then commits
them back to the repository, how does that external copy (not other
developers private copies) get updated to keep in sync with the repository?

i

Ron Wilson wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 9:50 AM, Ian S. Worthington
> <ianworthington_at_usa.net> wrote:
>
>> How do I set up tsvn so that when I do a build of a checked-out component I
>> have access to all the other header files I need in the repository?
>>
>> Or am I expected to maintain an exported version of the repository for this
>> purpose and, if so, is there some way tsvn can keep that up to date for me
>> when headers are updated?
>>
>
> Are you talking about doing a build in a seperate working copy from
> the one you are editing? If so, you can use a server side Commit Hook
> to auto-update your build area.
>
> All the developers I work with edit and build in the same working
> copy, using Update to bring in updated sources when ready, then
> committing changes when ready. It would not make sense to automaticaly
> update a developer's working copy, though it could be automated by
> your build system. The reason tis does not make sense is that when
> making a fix or other change, you generally need the rest of source
> local copy to be stable. One the change is done, you update your
> working copy, resolve any conflict and/or other problems, then commit
> your changes.
>
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