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RE: Proposal: Light weight checkout for shadow copies

From: André Pönitz <andre_at_wasy.de>
Date: 2005-09-15 14:56:56 CEST

> Current Solutions
> -----------------
>
> To create and update a shadow copy of a repository folder
> there are mainly
> three possibilities:
>
> 1) Export
> 2) Working Copy
> 3) Update Script

4) use rsync in 3)

> Provide a lightweight checkout command that works like checkout
> except:
> - There is no copy of the base version in the .svn directory.
> - The working copy is readonly.
> - Modifying such a working copy is prevented by all svn commands.
>
> Advantage: No overhead (except some accounting information)
> Differential updates, i.e. fast
> Unversioned and versioned files can coexist.
> Reuse of existing Subversion code.
>
> Looking forward for comments!

I'd like to see such a feature too, since it'd simplify my
nightly build process...

Andre'

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