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Re: a project and two repositories

From: Marcello <m.romani_at_spinsoft.it>
Date: 2005-07-21 09:10:42 CEST

T E Schmitz ha scritto:
> Hello,
> I'm sorry I couldn't think of a better subject line. I just can't get my
> head around this:
> I am just about to set up a project which I checked out of its
> Subversion repository: OFBiz (www.ofbiz.org).
> It's an ecommerce application (and more), which has to be adapted for
> each website which it's going to be used for. The config files,
> templates and code to be adapted are scattered throughout the huge
> directory tree.
> I would like to maintain the project under version control myself to
> keep track of the revisions of that particular ecommerce site I am
> setting up. On the other hand I would need to maintain the link to the
> OFBiz repository in order to get updates.
> As I say, I can't quite see how to set this up. Any recommendations
> welcome.

Have you read the section about vendor branches on the svn book ?
I think it might be helpful to you.

Meanwhile, what about a workflow like this (just a thought):

- checkout ofbiz in its own subtree
- whenever you want to start a new ofbiz-based site, 'svn copy' the
ofbiz subtree to a new one (e.g. /site1)
- the ofbitz subtree can be kept up-to-date with the product repository
via the usual svn update command
- since all the sites are a copy of the same codebase, whenever an
update is made to the ofbiz subtree the changes can be propagated to
them as if they were branches of the same project.


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