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

From: S. Cowles <scowles_at_ckhb.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 10:30:45 -0700 (PDT)

On Wed, 14 Oct 2009, Les Mikesell wrote:
> S. Cowles wrote:
>>>
>> In my case, I want to specify every file that goes under svn control,
>> but retain the flexibility to include different files on different hosts.
>> Yes, it is a suite of scripts that are "slightly more intelligent than
>> recursing through the directory doing 'svn add *'", but no errors are
>> ignored, and as was stated in the first note I sent, it is constantly
>> used for the commit-update cycle.
>
> Does this script update itself before it runs in case you've committed a
> change elsewhere?

If there are changes elsewhere, the svn wrapper utility does not
need to update itself; it only needs to process the other changes
and propogate the appropriate svn actions. On the other hand, when
the wrapper utility has been modified, it does indeed update itself.
It is effectively just another entry in the complete list of files under
svn control, albeit with appropriate actions for self-overwriting.

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