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Re: Using Subversion in a CS class

From: Jorge Uriarte <jorge.uriarte_at_omelas.net>
Date: 2005-08-06 17:10:14 CEST

Christopher Ness wrote:

>>At the same time, however, I want to be able to push files out to some
>>or all of my students. For example, I might want to give each of them
>>a copy of some Junit tests to run against their code. Later, I'll
>>probably find that I have a bug in my Junit tests and I need to give
>>the students a new version of the code.
> Tell the students to branch your Junit tests `svn cp` This is easy
> because you _will_ put the tests in their own sub-dir of the assignment
> directory. When you make changes all they need to do us svn merge the
> changes into their branch.

Wouldn't 'externals' be a solution here?
Make a 'tests' external in your students' space, pointing to your
'stable test' branch, and every time you merge changes (or make it
directly) on this branch, the changes should be propagated to the
students space in the next update.


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