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Re: FTPing changes

From: Josť Moreira <jose.moreira_at_wemake.pt>
Date: 2005-07-26 17:40:32 CEST

Hi, why dont you try to 'mount' the ftp site [using Novel Netdrive on
Windows (c) or some kernel module on linux] as a directory and check-out
the revision into it. I'm not use about it because of file-lock
requirements and so but if it works, Subversion will do the dirty work
for you.

cheers,

Hayden Andrews wrote:
> Greetings everyone,
>
> Looking through the history of this mailing list, I can see that my
> issue has been touched on, but not resolved. Does anyone have any fresh
> ideas ...... ?
>
> As I am currently located in an area with only very slow dial up
> connections (25%-50% lost packets), and working on a number of large web
> projects, I would love to easily be able to FTP just the changes between
> two revisions.
>
> In previous posts, people have said to use rsync - great idea, but not
> if you only have FTP access ;)
>
> I have played with a few ideas, but to know avail.... Currently, I
> export the projects, and manually choose which files and directories I
> want to FTP, and hope to remember the files/dirs that I need to delete.
>
> I thought it would be great to be able to export the files/dirs that
> have changed between two revisions, but that would not notify of
> deletions. Then I thought, 'svn merge' knows all that I need to know,
> and played with that idea. But to just get a reliable list of changes, I
> would need for svn merge to be able to only do a compare between two
> revisions (svn merge compares between two revisions, and then displays
> results comparing the previous results to a working copy). This would be
> fine if I had a GUARANTEED EXACT local copy of the site, but I can not.
>
> It seems annoying that the information on which files/dirs have
> changed/deleted between two revisions is right there, but
> inaccessible :(
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Hayden
>
>
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