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RE: Overwrite a file without history

From: Jordi Amatller <jamatller_at_tmira.com>
Date: 2006-12-04 01:15:41 CET

Thanks Talden,

You clarified my doubts. What about using Webdav instead of secure FTP? I
think webdav also supports versioning?


-----Mensaje original-----
De: Talden [mailto:talden@gmail.com]
Enviado el: lunes, 04 de diciembre de 2006 1:10
Para: Jordi Amatller
CC: users@subversion.tigris.org
Asunto: Re: Overwrite a file without history

I hope not.

This sounds like an example of using the wrong tool for the job.
Subversions explicit intention is to capture all changes in a
retrievable manner. Providing a means to subvert this just opens a
door to the risk of lost content.

I guess what you really want is secure FTP to a central store
somewhere so you can push to file there for shared access rather than
into a Subversion repository. If the image is used by an automated
process (eg a build process) then perhaps the build script should be
pulling the most recent file from FTP.

On 12/4/06, Jordi Amatller <jamatller@tmira.com> wrote:
> Dear svn users,
> I have a question about commiting a file in the repository. I have a
> that automatically generates an image every minute. The image file has
> always the same name and the same path. I want to commit the new image
> generated into subversion repository every time, but I don't want to keep
> the history of the file, because the svn database size will grow very
> quickly. Is there a way to commit the changes in svn without making a new
> version of a file just overwriting the content?
> Thanks!
> Jordi
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