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Re: Subversion GUI client?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2005-01-24 03:30:55 CET

JC Hearn wrote:

> Hi. We are interested in Subversion, but have a particular client
> need and so far I haven’t been able to find a client that does what I
> am looking for. Specifically:
> We are an ASP and therefore developers are constantly testing on an
> Apache web server. I need a windows client that will allow the
> developer to check out a module to another (private) folder on the
> remote web server. So far, all I have been able to determine for sure
> is that windows clients check files out to the local hard drive (not
> what I am looking for).
> Does anyone know of a client that does what I am looking for?
I must say I don't quite understand what you want. But I'll take a
guess: you either a) want developers to make changes in a shared working
copy on the server, or b) you want committed changes to "appear" on the
server in "real time".

a) is possible, but definitely not recommended practice.
b) is easy to do with Subversion, either by doing periodic updates on
the server (via a cron job), or by using SVN's post-commit hooks to do
the updates on demand.

-- Brane

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Received on Mon Jan 24 03:33:15 2005

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