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Re: Distributed Subversion Repositories

From: B Smith-Mannschott <bsmith.occs_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 08:07:58 +0100

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 03:59, Vincent Lefevre <vincent-svn_at_vinc17.net> wrote:
> On 2010-02-17 11:18:18 +0000, Julian Phillips wrote:
>> If using a different tool is an option, then there are tools that let you
>> interact directly with Subversion repositories from various other SCM
>> tools, e.g.
>> http://mercurial.selenic.com/wiki/WorkingWithSubversion
>> http://flavio.castelli.name/howto_use_git_with_svn
>> Then you don't have to worry about manually commiting back to Subversion
>> ...
> But do they support properties?

git-svn doesn't fully support properties. I mean you can proplist and
propget, but not propset. git-svn itself ignores the various svn:*
when checking out, except for svn:executable. So no eol-style,
needs-lock, externals, etc.

When I've needed control over properties, I've just used svn directly.
git-svn works well for me in the way I use it, but really I'm using it
as a glorified patch-queue-manager.

// Ben
Received on 2010-02-18 08:08:35 CET

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