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RE: Re: Keeping the Original File at the same State as the Repository

From: Jus Age <jusage_at_live.de>
Date: Thu, 21 May 2015 01:57:56 -0700 (PDT)

> On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 10:22 AM, Jus Age <jusage at live dot de> wrote:
> >
> > Hey everyone,
> >
> > I'm sure this is kind of a stupid question. I couldn't find anything
> helpfull except for Local Versioning Systems, which all seem either Command
> Line based or already outdated.
> > My question now is, is there a way to get the original Files that I
> Imported into the Repository also at the same state as the Repository
> Version?
> >
> > The problem is, we want to Version some of Config Files of a tool that
> runs on a Server.
> > There are several different People accessing this Server with their own
> accounts. So the Working Space for the Repository will be held in their own
> Home Directories.
> >
> > But the problem is that the Software that needs these Config files can
> only work with them if they are in their Directories, I can't set it up so
> that it takes them with a file:///, https:// or svn: Link.
> >
> > I was hoping that the actual File would also be updated when I do a
> commit, but it seems that Subversion is designed to only keep the
> Repository in the newest state (which makes sense on the way it is ment to
> be used).
> >
> >
> > So is there any way for me to get what I want from TortoiseSVN?
> >
> >
>
> I guess, if you're going to do this with SVN, that you want a tool that
> monitors the repository for changes, and when it sees a change, allows you
> to specify an action to take (for example, running `svn update` on a
> working copy to pull in the changes, or downloading individual files with
> `svn cat`).
>
> Commit Monitor is one such tool, designed to work with TortoiseSVN. If you
> wait until version 1.9 comes out, I understand a similar tool is integrated
> into TortoiseSVN.

Not sure if I understand this correctly. For me this sounds more like an automated way of Updating the Working Copies.
But my problem is that the initial File that I imported into the Repository is not changed automatically if something is Committed to the Repository.
Or that I don't know how to do this. Is there maybe a way to create a repository with an existing File so that this will be updated once someone commits something?

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