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Re: versioned archiving with file metadata using svn (asvn-like)

From: Gunter Ohrner <G.Ohrner_at_post.rwth-aachen.de>
Date: 2005-12-20 11:28:28 CET

Ph. Marek wrote:
>> I searched the web and newsgroups high and low but wasn't able to find
>> anything better than asvn.
> Did you search the mailing-list?


>> asvn does its job (after I fixed the quoting which made managing of files
> You need the meta-data branch for that.

I read about the meta-data patch/branch, but due to older (sometimes heated)
discussions about its inclusiong into main line I was under the impression
that this approach had been dismissed and wasn't pursued any further. I was
probably wrong and should have looked at it more closely. I'd have been
nice if I would have been able to use my distribution's unmodified svn
packages, but incorporating an additional patch is also ok.

Thanks a lot for the hint! :-)

> Depending on your exact needs fsvs might be better suited
> (fsvs.tigris.org, still in heavy development).

fsvs needs a very short, very high level discription of the idea behind it.
At least this is my impression after reading about it.

From what I extracted from the available documentation, fsvs automagically
versions all files not explicitely matched by ignore-patterns in a whole FS
subtree and is meant to be used to manage whole system installations,

In this case it's probably not exactly what I want, as I want to manage a
subtree using SVN which will also contain quite a few unmanaged files and
subtrees and I'd prefer to actively add files to and remove from version

Thanks a lot for your hints!



What if there were no hypothetical situations?
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