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Re: Circumvent svn (add|delete) ?

From: Toby Johnson <toby_at_etjohnson.us>
Date: 2004-09-08 22:05:10 CEST

Steven Romej wrote:

>Recently I became obsessed with versioning and
>tracking a lot of my files.
>
I know what you mean! Having your own version control server is
addictive. I use Password Corral to store all my passwords in a master
encrypted list, but always became annoyed when I would have to remember
to add passwords to each computer I use. It stores its data in a text
file, so now I use Subversion to keep all copies synchronized. I simply
add or change an entry in once place and it merges it to all the others.

>I was curious if there's a way to just have svn accept
>my deletions or additions without explicitly
>scheduling them via the svn add|delete commands.
>
>That way I could occasionally do a commit and any
>files I added or deleted (through Nautilus or Windows
>Explorer, eg) would be committed.
>
>It seems that adding 5 new music files would require
>me to go in and type "svn add" a few times, which is
>unnatural (then again, so might be versioning my music
>directory).
>
>
Are you using TortoiseSVN? It lets you do an "add" of your working
copy's top-level directory, and it will recursively figure out which
files need to be added instead of you having to explicitly add each one.
I believe Subversion 1.1 will allow this from the command line as well,
but I could be mistaken.

The other option would be to expose your repository using a WebDAV
interface, in which additions and deletions immediately take affect in
the repository. This will work only if you use the Apache server, of
course. See the Appendix in the Subversion Book for more info on your
platform.

Steven Romej wrote:

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