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Re: Usage advice - personal branches

From: Ph. Marek <philipp.marek_at_bmlv.gv.at>
Date: 2005-07-11 12:23:04 CEST

On Saturday 09 July 2005 22:21, Joshua Varner wrote:
> If the goal is simply to create save points to avoid corruption you
> might try writing a script that saves an svn-diff of your working copy
> to a safe location, and then if something corrupts your working copy,
> you can svn revert (or recheck out the directory) and apply the diff
> file. If you want these versioned you can create a separate repository
> to hold these, that would avoid creating extraneous commits in the
> main repository, real check points would be checked into branches as
> normal, it would be only these anti-corruption diffs that would never
> go into the repository.
Just for savepoints - how about
 svn cp . URL/branches/John/save/`date`
or something like that? Should be space-efficient, as most files aren't
changed.

Maybe even a merge of your local changes into another branch ...

Regards,

Phil

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