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Re: subversion & patch management utilities

From: <kauer_at_ethz>
Date: 2006-02-19 23:34:13 CET

On Sun, 2006-02-19 at 13:37 -0800, maximus meridius wrote:
> The approach that I am taking is to import the first
> release into an svn repository. I then use unix diff to generate a patch
> file that contains the changes for a subsequent release. After applying
> the patch file to the working copy of the first release, my working copy
> now has the changes for the second release integrated. The problem
> is that this does not account for files added or deleted between
> releases. Are there any utilities available that can generate a patch file, an
> archive of the added files and a set of svn add and svn delete
> operations.

If you follow the method given in the SVN book (look in section 7 under
"Vendor branches") then you will get full history of all added and
deleted files, as well as all differences between old and new files.
There's a script that will automate a lot of it for you, too.

Regards, K.

Karl Auer (kauer@biplane.com.au)                   +61-2-64957160 (w/h)
http://www.biplane.com.au/~kauer/                  +61-428-957160 (mob)
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