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Re: Stop versioning a file

From: Alexander <the44secs_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 05:48:14 -0700 (PDT)

Boy, I'm clueless.

Thank you for taking the time to help me out.

On Jul 10, 8:46 pm, "Konstantin Kolinko" <knst.koli..._at_gmail.com>
wrote:
> If you have a server (if you are not among those people
> who still use file: protocol) you have either svnserve
> or mod_dav_svn there.
>
> The svnadmin tool is along with those files.
>
> > Do I need to
> > install Subversion in addition to TortoiseSVN
>
> Yes, you certainly need.
>
> Note, that if you download from CollabNet, it now has separate
> "Client only" and "Client and server" packages. The first one
> includes the command-line client only, not the server tools.
>
> 2008/7/10 Alexander <the44s..._at_yahoo.com>:
>
>
>
>
>
> > Quite useful. Thank you, Konstantin.
>
> > Regarding the svnadmin, where do I find this tool? Do I need to
> > install Subversion in addition to TortoiseSVN to get to it or is there
> > a way to upgrade the server through TortoiseSVN?
>
> > On Jul 10, 5:53 pm, "Konstantin Kolinko" <knst.koli..._at_gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >> You may start with upgrading the clients only. (If you are not among
> >> those people that use file: protocol).
>
> >> 1.5 clients do work well with 1.4 servers, and new features that are
> >> client-side ones will be working.
>
> >> Also, besides removing / renaming the file and placing it into ignore
> >> list (that is the recommended way to deal with your problem), there
> >> is one new feature in 1.5 that might worth trying:
> >>  changelists.
>
> >> You may try it without upgrading your server.
> >> (It will upgrade your working copy, though, see release notes).
>
> >> I have not tries it yet, but from what I am reading here, placing a file
> >> into a named changelist will separate it from the other files in the
> >> commit dialog, so that it will be at least visually separated from
> >> the other changed files.
>
> >> But, of course, I suppose that your working copy will be shown
> >> as having changes (with those red marks on your folders and so on).
>
> >> From the help:
> >> "TortoiseSVN reserves one changelist name for its own use,
> >> namely ignore-on-commit. This is used to mark versioned files
> >> which you almost never want to commit even though they have
> >> local changes. This feature is described in Section 5.4.3,
> >> "Excluding Items from the Commit List"."
>
> >> A caveat:
> >> citing from the help: "The changelist feature in TortoiseSVN is only
> >> available in Windows XP and later, as it depends on a shell capability
> >> which is not present in Windows 2000. "
>
> >> 2008/7/10 Alexander <the44s..._at_yahoo.com>:
>
> >> > I know, I know... but even with backups, I fear it all, I tell you,
> >> > all.
>
> >> > On Jul 10, 3:40 am, Kurt Pruenner <l..._at_gmx.at> wrote:
> >> >> Alexander wrote:
> >> >> > Well, that explains it. Thank you, Stefan.
>
> >> >> > Now all I have to do is to overcome the fear of destroying the
> >> >> > repositories while I upgrade them...
>
> >> >> There's this handy little thing called a "backup"... :)
>
> >> >> Just archive all repository folders while the server isn't running, or
> >> >> manually do a dump of each repository using svnadmin dump (from the old
> >> >> subversion) before performing any upgrades.
>
> >> >> --
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