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Re: Subversion use case - Remote users with no network connectivity

From: Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-13 02:13:46 CEST

On 10/12/05, Gino Filicetti <gino@filicetti.net> wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I've had this use case floating around in my head for a while now, and
> I wanted to ask this mailing list to see if it is possible to support
> it given what is currently in Subversion.
> I've read about exporting repositories, etc... but I'm not sure if
> that would fully support what I'm trying to do.
> Here's the situation:
> I work in Sales, specifically on the technical sales team. We have
> suite of our own products and product extensions that we've tweaked
> and create a demo environment from. This environment is source
> controlled using Subversion.
> Often, we work on site at prospects doing proof of concepts to show
> that our products can be configured to operate as the prospect
> intends. It is during these PoCs that a lot of development happens,
> sometimes reusable, most times very specific to the prospect in
> question but it always starts using our demo environment as a baseline.
> Of course, we need to use Subversion during these PoCs to make our
> development as efficient as possible, the one caveat is that most
> times we do not have network access from the prospect's building. This
> would prevent us from using the main Subversion server back at corporate.
> So my question is this.... what would be the best way to take a copy
> of the Subversion repository, put it on a laptop or other machine that
> we can keep local, on site. Then use that as our repository during the
> PoC development? At the end of the development, it is important that
> we be able to bring back our completed work, check it into the main
> repository on a branch, and then do some selective merging to bring
> only the reusable bits back into our trunk for continued use.
> Can this scenario be easily supported? I know I can export a
> repository, but what I can't figure out is if it is possible to come
> back weeks later, with this repository and then take it and somehow
> check the new changes into the main repository?
> Any help would be appreciated.... let me know if you need clarification.

Seems like you need SVK (http://svk.elixus.org/).

-Hari Kodungallur
SpikeSource Inc.
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