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Re: Does SubVersion allows to share a file/revision among multiple paths ?

From: Toby Johnson <toby_at_etjohnson.us>
Date: 2004-07-15 17:41:50 CEST

Olivier Mascia wrote:

>While we're at this, is there some way to setup something equivalent to
>the concept of "shadow" found in Visual SourceSafe ? A shadow is a copy
>of HEAD revision for a whole repository (or sub-projects of it) stored
>in some external location and held incrementally up-to-date by the
>versioning engine on each commit to the repository.
>That is pretty much what you get by 'exporting', but it is handled,
>server-side, at each ommit.
Your description of "shadow" folders here isn't entirely accurate,
because _nothing_ happens "server side" in VSS, as there is no VSS server!

A very simple way to accomplish this would be to create a "post-commit"
hook script which does an "svn update" (or "svn export", if you don't
want the .svn maintenance directories) on the directory of your choice.

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