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RE: Branched and non-branched work flows?

From: Bob Archer <bob.archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 16:21:30 -0400

> So, let's say there is a "library" component to our web app that
> should be updated on all branches.
>
> Can that component alone be shared between branches? And be done
> automatically? I mean svn should help us, not become an awkward tool.

Sure, look at externals.

>
> Also, what about .htaccess files that must be different across the
> same version, same branch, but we still actually need to track them
> because they are complex?
>
> Or maybe that .htaccess file problem could be solved by pulling out
> the complex and server-consistant stuff and putting it into a file
> that is called by .htaccess?
>

Yep, many options here. But, generally you wouldn't maybe check in a "template" file and your build system could pull the correct template depending on whatever the situation was as far as version/branch/language/etc.

I really suggest the three of you read the subversion book and then sit down and discuss it.

BOb

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