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RE: Overwrite a file without history

From: Jordi Amatller <jamatller_at_tmira.com>
Date: 2006-12-08 13:04:06 CET

Thanks Talden, is it clear for me.

I need this because I have two systems: one is the image producer and the
other one is the image consumer. And I thought that a good way to share this
information was through svn. But I was wrong. I am considering Webdav
without DeltaV because I don't need versioning.


-----Mensaje original-----
De: Talden [mailto:talden@gmail.com]
Enviado el: viernes, 08 de diciembre de 2006 6:14
Para: Jordi Amatller
CC: users@subversion.tigris.org
Asunto: Re: Overwrite a file without history

This generates the same return question. Why do you want it in
Subversion if it's not a versioned resource (since that's what
Subversion does).

Store it in another location with similar accessibility but without
the imposition of revision retention.

Subversion doesn't offer any way, at all, not a bit, not even a
little, to have some files versioned and others not. Any commit
creates a new revision, that revision is retained (unless some dumping
and reloading is done with a little filtering in-between).

Can your build process or packaging process (or whatever depends on
the image) go and fetch the latest image from another form of storage?

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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