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Re: Monitoring upstream sources after re-committing to a new repository?

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2005-12-12 20:22:33 CET

news <news@sea.gmane.org> wrote on 12/12/2005 01:57:13 PM:

> We're about to start using a product available via Subversion as the
> base for a new project. Since we're using Subversion internally, I'd
> like to be able to take the remote sources and check them in locally so
> that we can work on them and (due to the structure of the project)
> modify them.
>
> Once we've committed the sources locally, is there any way we can still
> monitor the original upstream repository for changes? and import them
> as we'd like?
>
> I'm not sure if Subversion offers such a feature but any process that
> would allow us to do this would be great (ie. modify the sources and
> check them in locally, but still monitor the remote repository for
> updates).
>
> The only way I can think of doing this is via patches, but I'd rather
> not maintain patches to the external sources as if they change
> regularly we'll be needing to update our patches more often than what
> we'd like.
>
> Any thoughts? Has anyone had this requirement before at all?

You need to look at svk. It can solve these problems in a variety of
ways.

http://svk.elixus.org/

Mark

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