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Re: Concepts of how to promote Development Code to Production Code

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 00:46:29 +0000

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 09:03:51PM +0200, Johan Pretorius wrote:
> I'm currently using Tortoise SVN with Visual SVN Server and it's working
> great.
>
> I understand the basic work cycle (checkout/update working copy --> change
> working copy --> commit/merge changes to repository)
> What I don't understand is how to "promote" current development code to
> production (currently I simply merge the changes by using a diff program
> (WinMerge), but this is a lot of work, especially if the project has a lot
> of files)
>
> Any Ideas of how I can streamline this process? I will also like to control
> the production code (in order to track updates of the production code)

See http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.branchmerge.html
and specifically http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.branchmerge.commonpatterns.html#svn.branchmerge.commonpatterns.release

Stefan
Received on 2009-02-20 01:47:32 CET

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