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Re: traveling with subversion

From: Sean Moss-Pultz <sean_at_moss-pultz.com>
Date: 2005-11-17 07:26:24 CET

On 2005/11/17, at 上午 4:03, Karl Heinz Marbaise wrote:

> Hi Sean,
>> My team is planning about a 2 to 3 week field test during which
>> we will need to maintain a synced code base. Currently we are
>> using subversion but we will not have access to this server on
>> the road.
>> I was thinking that It would be possible to mirror the repository
>> using svk. While we are on the road all of us could use it's
>> distributed repository features. Then when we return we could
>> merge this back into our main subversion repository.
>> Does anyone have any experience with something like this or
>> another setup?
> As you mentioned before SVK is the tool for the Job.
> The other thing is you have to create a branch for every team
> member on your repos.
> Then every team member will mirror the particular branch for each
> onto his local notebook (svk mirror http://svn.xxx.xx/project/
> branches/member1 //project/member1/branch) after this each member
> has to make a local branch where each one can work on (svk cp //
> project/member1/branch //project/member1/local).
> Now each member can checkout the source on its notebook (at this
> point you can go abroad) and work on it and checkin changes localy
> just using "svk ci".
> After you will be back to your companies network every member can do
> and synchronizing the local changes into the repos using:
> svk sm -I -l //project/member1/local //project/member1/branch
> This will check in the changes you've made localy exaclty into your
> repository (on the branches you've created before) incl. your log
> messages.
> Then you have all changes on the branches for every member on
> companies server.
> Then just checkout a trunk copy and merge every branch after an
> other in your trunk copy.
> That's it.
> Kind regards.
> Karl Heinz

Thanks a lot Karl. That seems to be exactly what we are looking for.
Actually there would be one thing better. If when we were on the road
our local repositories could also sync. Something very P2P ish. Does
that exist? I read somewhere about SVL but I haven't been able to
find anymore information.


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