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Re: tool to autosync working copy metadata?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-03-09 05:40:10 CET

On Mar 8, 2007, at 18:12, Vlad Skvortsov wrote:

> Is there any tool available, or a "best practice" approach known,
> to solve the following problem. Let's say I have an SVN working
> copy and an application that modifies/adds/removes files/
> directories in this directory. The application is not SVN-aware.
> I'd like to have a script/tool that would bring the SVN metadata in
> line with reality: e.g. all new files/directories scheduled for
> addition, all removed ones scheduled for removal. Basically, what
> I'd like to do is:
> $ modify-working-copy.py
> $ metadata-update.py
> $ svn ci -m "Updated"
> ...and have the exact "mirror" of my directory in the repository.
> I guess someone has faced this problem before...

I guess the typical advice in this scenario is "don't do that."


Perhaps that means don't use that tool that adds/removes files/
directories in the working copy without Subversion's knowledge.

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Received on Fri Mar 9 05:40:59 2007

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