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Re: Much easier way to update tortoise svn

From: Felix Saphir <felix.saphir_at_kantarmedia.de>
Date: Sat, 17 Jul 2010 14:20:34 +0200

Andy Levy schrieb:
> On Sat, Jul 17, 2010 at 02:42, Alexander <lazybadger_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Jul 17, 5:12 am, Mukund <kmukun..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I suggest that tortoise svn binaries be source controlled by
>>> subversion so that i can simply say SVN update on C:\Program
>>> Files\TortoiseSVN\ to update the current working copy instead of
>>> opening a browser and reinstalling the application
>> STRONGLY disagree
>> 1. Repo for binaries will be giant size very soon
>> 2. It's harder to support on user's side
>> 3. Hand-made operation have better manageability
>> 4. HTTP file-dowloads are(?) more bullet-proof than svn update for
>> single big file
> 5. In a corporate environment, we want to have full control over what
> updates to what software are pushed out when.

But if the file size was displayed, users would instantanenously know
what's been changed. Or if any backup files were checked in.



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