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Re: Promotion system (for lack of a better term)

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-06-11 21:05:02 CEST

On Jun 11, 2007, at 13:36, Eric.Roberts@fitchratings.com wrote:

> I am looking for something (either software or a method of doing so
> in SVN)
> where I do all my development work, then commit that to the dev
> repository...then once i am happy with the changes commit that to
> the live
> repository. I can see having my live directory on my dev box also
> being
> checked out of the live repository...but can you have a directory
> that is
> checked out from 2 repositories? I already have repositories on my
> dev box
> and on my live server. I hope that made sense.

Why do you want to have two repositories?

I recommend you use separate repositories only for concepts which
really are separate from one another. For example, I have a
repository for my software source code, and another repository for my

I recommend you have just a single repository, served from a machine
that's accessible to both your live and dev environments -- which
could be either the live or dev machine, or a third machine,
depending on your setup. You can manage the separate dev and live
environments by making one of these a branch.

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