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RE: Call svn up from a command line app?

From: Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_compacsort.com>
Date: 2005-12-05 03:27:34 CET

Quoth Duncan Murdoch <mailto:subversion@murdoch-sutherland.com>:
>> This is for an automated build solution...
> svn revert
> is a destructive command, which should probably never be used in an
> automated build. It might make sense to use svn checkout in an
> automated build, but usually you'd just use svn update.
> So I really have no idea what you're attempting to do.

Could be that their automated build system needs to update, then modify
some of the files and finally commit them -- and if something goes
wrong, to revert back to a "pristine" WC. Only explanation I can think
of, anyway :)

Possibly not as reliable as a "delete working copy, then
re-checkout/export", but also probably faster.

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Received on Mon Dec 5 03:31:23 2005

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