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Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy?

From: Harry Putnam <reader_at_newsguy.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 12:38:41 -0500

"S. Cowles" <scowles_at_ckhb.org> writes:

> one alternative that i have used for a few years, now, approaches this
> problem in a slightly different manner.
>
> my objective is to keep an entire, defined, development environment under
> svn control. this is not an all-encompassing backup. the files kept under
> svn control are specified in a complete list, where "complete list" refers
> to the configuration management construct of an explicit list that
> specifies each file that should be included. i have broadened the concept
> so that the complete list in this case includes regular expressions and
> sub-directories. updating the complete list is easy and the process is
> data-driven so its changes propogate automagically through the chain of
> subprocesses (commits, updates, etc). the process also requires that the
> svn working copy be separate from the production environment (normal
> working home directory). thus, working copy is just a subdir of the
> homedir.

This is not meant as a criticism... I am interested in hearing more
about your approach... however what you wrote above comes over to me
as sort of gobbledeegook...

Like:

> to the configuration management construct of an explicit list that
> specifies each file that should be included. i have broadened the
> concept

What the heck does that mean?... I'm not really asking for an answer
to that... just a pointer to somewhere I could read in plain english
what this setup is..

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