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Re: using svn for collab work

From: Albert Shih <Albert.Shih_at_obspm.fr>
Date: 2007-03-05 15:22:53 CET

 Le 05/03/2007 à 15:13:18+0100, Ulrich Eckhardt a écrit

Thanks for you answer

> > Is there any solution in subversion to versionning only in 2 or 3
> > version a document ?
> No. Subversion was designed to track changes to files, it won't discard such
> information. That said, there are a million possible solutions to your
> problem, but neither of them necessarily includes the use of Subversion.

OK. But the problem is in that group there are many kind of users, Linux(
need use a CLI client), MacOS X/Windows (need gui client) and there already
use something like CVS for software developpement.

> > and Windows).
> To distribute files, you could use a webserver (HTTP or FTP). For sharing
> folders there is FTP, Windows shares, Appletalk(?) shares, NFS, rsync...

Well some of my user is «power-user» I cant tell them to use anything, but
some other is not, and if I don't have a integrate solution for those
big_document AND the software source, he continue to use old-fashion like

And the problem with FTP/HTTP is there are no indication what's is the last
version of those big_documents.

> Your concern about the repository getting too big might even have a solution
> in Subversion: you could create a dedicated repository only for those files
> and regularly remove old versions via a dump/dumpfilter/reload cycle. Of
> course, that means that you can't move to versions before that anymore.

OK I just look of that.

Thanks again.


Albert SHIH
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