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RE: Creating SVN repository for source code ...

From: Swati Kulkarni <swati.lkulkarni_at_patni.com>
Date: 2007-03-30 07:38:56 CEST

On Mar 29, 2007, at 07:46, Swati Kulkarni wrote:

> I want to create a repository which will contain Source Code of our
> project.
> Subversion produces an image of the whole repository whenever any
> change
> is made to the repository. (Unlike VSS which keeps version
> information per
> file basis).

What do you mean "Subversion produces an image of the whole repository"?

I mean it creates Revision which reflects state of the filesystem tree at
that time.

> I have two doubts..
> 1) If at all I need to check the previous version of a particular
> file
> then how will
> I locate it? As its not necessary that , that file was edited and
> commited
> to the previous Revision .
> Is there a way to locate file's previous version's Revision Number?

Use svn log on the file. That will show ou all changes (and all
revision numbers) of just that file.

OK . Thanks, I will check that command........

> 2) Also, there would be file commits to the repository on daily
> basis by
> our developers. Source code is huge containing so many files with 40
> developers in team.
> Each and every commit would give birth to a new Revision. So ,
> there would
> be so many Revision files.
> I wanted to ask if there are any limitations on number of
> Revisions an SVN
> repository can keep?

I don't think there are any limits you need to worry about. See for
example the Apache group's repository, which has over 500,000
revisions already.


Ya I checked that... thanks a lot Ryan, you relieved my one big
tension..many thanks to you.

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