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RE: browser based svn client?

From: Rob Brandt <bronto_at_csd-bes.net>
Date: 2005-11-29 08:28:42 CET

Thanks for this. I've sent off an email to find out the status of this
FWIW, the bindings he was referred to are the ones we can't get
working, or get
a response from the developer about.


Quoting Jonathan Chum <xanthis@gmail.com>:

> I'm not sure what came about of this PHP Binding in development...
> http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2005-06/0975.shtml
> http://www.nabble.com/SOC-update-and-questions-t208125.html
> On another note, one of the problems that the company I work for faced was
> that they never could get Subversion installed on the FreeBSD boxes. So, I
> was faced on how to roll out a project into production without Subversion.
> The only thought I had was using RSYNC or FTP on the local copy. This hasn't
> been implemented yet - too buys too. :)
> Right now, I'm the go to guy when it comes to rolling out new changes
> because the process entails updating my local copy, reviewing the commit
> logs, pushing those changes onto production, testing, and finally
> re-notifying the individual requesting to make sure everything is in order.
> - Jonathan
> --
> http://www.primotrac.com
> Project management anytime, anywhere
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan Schmidt [mailto:subversion-2005@ryandesign.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 28, 2005 8:02 PM
> To: Rob Brandt
> Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: browser based svn client?
> On Nov 29, 2005, at 00:39, Rob Brandt wrote:
>> I am looking for a "real" browser based client. By "real" I mean
>> something more
>> that a repository/source code browser - checkouts, updates, etc. I
>> have looked
>> through the links page at subversion.tigris.org, and see repository
>> browsers
>> and some language bindings, but no full clients. At least that are
>> obvious. I
>> suspect (hope?) that some of the repository browsers also happen to
>> be able to
>> do checkouts/updates, but that functionality isn't listed there.
>> I do php development, so I would be most comfortable with a php
>> based client.
>> I've seen the pear libraries for svn, but they are a bit aged and I
>> can't seem
>> to get them to work. They are bindings and not a full application
>> anyway.
> I didn't find anything like that either, and considered writing my
> own PHP/MySQL-based repo browser plus repo manager plus hook manager
> plus email notification manager plus working copy manager. But I
> haven't had time yet.
> The PHP SVN bindings in PEAR are not so much old or aging as never
> exactly completed. I could never get them to install, and my mails
> with the developer reached an dead end.
>> The purpose of this is to allow people who do just basic html
>> editing on a
>> project, and are not comfortable with a command line, to svn update
>> a live site
>> from trunk once they have the staging site (based on trunk) looking
>> the way they
>> want it. There is no GUI installed on the remote linux server.
>> DO I have any options besides coding my own?
> My project was to be full-featured and general-purpose, hence large,
> hence it never got done. If all you want though is, in effect, a
> single button labeled "Update the live site's working copy" which
> calls a single shell script "svn up /path/to/working/copy" then that
> sounds like scarcely more than a handful of lines of code right there.
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