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Re: Mirror a remote repository in a local branch

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2010a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Sat, 13 Feb 2010 18:11:51 -0600

On Feb 13, 2010, at 15:43, vic_at_bidouille.org wrote:

> I'd like to keep a mirror of the trunk of a remote directory in a branch of my local repository. My use case is that I have made modifications of a product for which I have only read access. As the product evolves, I'd like to update while keeping my modifications.
> I thought of keeping my work in the trunk and the evolutions of the remote product in a branch, and merge as necessary, simulating two teams working on the same repository.
> Is this possible/is there a better way to do this ?

The Vendor Branches section of the book talks about this scenario. There are tools to help you automate this, including the Perl script svn_load_dirs.pl and the Ruby script Piston.
Received on 2010-02-14 01:12:30 CET

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