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Re: Source migration

From: Francois Beausoleil <fbos_at_users.sourceforge.net>
Date: 2003-08-22 03:40:54 CEST

Hello David,

No need to keep checked out working copies. SVN is able to do
server-side copies. Since you say you are migrating files, this is even
easier...

See "svn copy --help" or the book at http://svnbook.red-bean.com/ for
more information.

Hope that helps !
François

On Fri, 22 Aug 2003 11:34:23 +1000, "McDonnell, David"
<dmcdonnell@csu.edu.au> said:
> Hi all,
>
> We're looking at implementing a source control system in my
> organisation, and subversion is looking like an excellent candidate. The
> one wall I have hit is in relation to source migration. We have 3
> seperate environments: devel, qa and production. Our current in-house
> written system is a source versioning system as well as a migration
> utility (eg a developer can migrate a file to qa or production from the
> command line).
>
> I know subversion does not do this automatically, but it looks like this
> could be implemented on top of the system. I was envisaging a project
> layout like this:
> /project/trunk/
> -> main development line
> /project/migration/
> /qa/ - qa branch that is checked out to qa enviroment
> /prod/ - prod branch checked out to production
>
> And to migrate a file you would just "svn copy" it from /project/trunk
> to /project/migration/qa/ or /project/migration/prod/ depending on where
> you wanted to migrate it to. To achieve this a "svn checkout" process
> would need to run regularly on each box to get the latest version of its
> migration branch (prod or qa).
>
> Now before I reinvent the wheel, :) does anyone have any experience they
> would like to share on migration? Has anyone used subversion to do this,
> or used something else with subversion to get the same result?
>
> Cheers,
> Dave
>
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