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Re: Need Info on Auto Update

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-26 20:21:44 CEST

On 8/24/06, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c@ryandesign.com> wrote:
> On Aug 24, 2006, at 11:07, Manish holey wrote:
> >>> I am new member to this community , I need an urgent info. I want
> >>> to know how to make auto update for SVN? This is very urgent for
> >>> me. Please reply ASAP.
> >>
> >> What does it mean to you to auto-update? Are we talking about a
> >> working copy here? Are you asking for a way to automatically have the
> >> equivalent of "svn up" run on a working copy periodically without
> >> having to say "svn up"? Why do you want this? Or if that's not it,
> >> then what are you trying to accomplish?
> >
> > I am trying to explain. We are having a working copy of SVN. Also
> > we having a constant changes in or documents, to see that always we
> > have to make sure to "SVN Update". Suppose somebody is missing to
> > do that & refer the old version then it could cause conflicts, so I
> > need to make the automatic update on all or some folders ( which
> > "update-prone"). Please suggest.

> So I do not believe that an automated update is the correct solution
> to the problem. It sounds like more of a training issue. Before you
> start working on a document, you should run an svn up. End of story.
> Users who fail to do this will encounter conflicts, which will teach
> them that they should have done an svn up first. Even if you do run
> svn up regularly, you can run into conflicts, as the scenario above
> shows. So users must be adept at resolving conflicts.

I wonder if Manish's situation is one where only one person at a time
is supposed to be editing a given file and locking would help prevent
the conflicts he's trying to avoid here.

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