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RE: Shared working copy

From: Johan Corveleyn <johan.corveleyn_at_uz.kuleuven.ac.be>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 2009 22:09:01 +0200

> Perhaps you could give each developer his own working copy for source
> edits but update a separate common wc where builds are performed. That
> way subversion works the way you expect and you only have to coordinate
> the timing of the builds.

We do it like that. Each dev has his own working copy (on his own pc) to develop in, and we have a single working copy on our release buildmachine. Devs take rotations to make those release builds (basically running ant, and notifying testers that a new build is ready). We each make the build with our own user account, so the working copy is effectively "shared" (though not used concurrently).

Using a single WC concurrently with different users like a very bad idea, as others already commented.

Johan

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