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Re: svnsync

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2006-09-15 01:41:49 CEST

On 9/14/2006 2:38 PM, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> On 9/14/06, Mark <mark@mitsein.net> wrote:
>> I am curious aboyut this new feature. I have a custom solution in
>> place to keep repositories synced between two servers, one bein the
>> master and one being the standby. I can switch roles between servers
>> as well. From my first read of what info their is about svnsync, it
>> sounds like the destination repository is only ever meant to be
>> read-only. Is that a hard and fast rule? Is there something I could
>> do to switch the roles of destination and source repositories?
>
> It's not a hard and fast rule, but to switch which repos is the master
> and which is the slave you'd have to manually go in and mess with the
> svnsync revprops on r0 of whichever is the slave. It's definately a
> hard and fast rule that you can only have one master at any given
> time. If you write to both the slave and the master then there's no
> mechanism for resolving the inconsistency.
>
>> A HOWTO for new features like this will help a lot. I'm willing to
>> write it with some help from the devs that put this feature together.
>
> Paul Querna put up a HOWTO for basic read-only mirroring on his blog yesterday:
>
> http://journal.paul.querna.org/articles/2006/09/14/using-svnsync

Is there other documentation online somewhere? That page lists the
how-to, but not the things you can do with the sync'd copy.

Duncan Murdohc

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