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Re: tarball download

From: SVN User <svn.user_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-28 15:33:54 CEST

Nick,
What is the command to export and convert it to a tarball at the same time.
will the command look like this??
tar -vccf release5.tar svn export svn://localhost/repos/projectname

Thanks

On 3/28/06, Nick Thompson <nickthompson@agere.com> wrote:
>
> On Tuesday 28 March 2006 14:11, Andy Levy wrote:
> > On 3/28/06, SVN User <svn.user@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hello Group,
> > > How can I make a tarball out of the source code in the Tags
> > > folder. If I try checking oout/Export the source code, it takes
> > > along while for the files to transfer.
> > > I wanted to know if there was a svn command to create a tarball
> > > of the tag folders.
> >
> > Not that I've seen.
> >
> > This command would need to do an export of the files in the first
> > place anyway.
>
> Yes and no :-) It would be possible to take the code from "export" and
> meld it with the code from "tar". As the data comes in from the repo,
> you can then write it straight out to a tar file, rather than to
> individual files.
>
> viewvc seems to do exactly this - with python code, using the python
> bindings. I've been thinking about writing something similar in C.
> viewvc for me fails, because it doesn't support authz. I like WebSVN,
> but its tarball feature is broken in several ways. An svntar command,
> would make WebSVN tarball download much better.
>
> Regards,
> --
> > Nick Thompson
>
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