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Re: Recommendation for creating a repo of "docroot"

From: James <hosting_at_outofcontrol.ca>
Date: 2006-09-29 21:42:32 CEST

On Sep 29, 2006, at 3:34 PM, Bill Moseley wrote:

> I asked this on #svn so sorry if you already saw this. This is kind
> of a general "what would you do?" question.
>
> I'd like to move a client's website to subversion. They have all been
> using FTP to update the site, and for a number of obvious reasons I
> think they would be better off keeping working copies on their own
> machines/accounts than updating the docroot directly as they are now.
>
> My concern is that the content is now about 5GB and about 6000 files
> and a mix of mostly binary and some text content, and I'm sure most of
> them don't want to check all that out onto their laptops.
>
> So, I'm looking for suggestions how to create the repository. Should
> the repository contain everything, or just the text files that they
> will be mostly interested in updating?
>
> If just a sub-set of files, then how best to create that repo?
> Manually copy the 1700 or so text files to a new directory tree, then
> import that tree? Then cp the old docroot on top of the new tree and
> go crazy with svn ignore? That could be a bit of work just keeping
> the svn ignore properties updated.
>
> What would you do in this situation?

We currently do all our sites using this method. Our largest site
currently is 41,770 files for a total of 250MB. We develope locally
on our Macs and check in changes as we need, using mod_dav_svn.
Albeit a bit slow when updating the entire try (roughly 1 minute) we
find this works quite well for us. Haven't tried this on anything
like 5GB yet.

Our file mix is mostly small images and a lot of php scripts.

James

>
> Thanks,
>
>
> --
> Bill Moseley
> moseley@hank.org
>
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