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Re: Updating the WC from an non svn directory

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2011a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 15:43:56 -0500

On Apr 13, 2011, at 06:30, Peter_at_locotel wrote:

> The issue is that svn is not adapted to support web applications that live under
> web-servers.

Others have already replied, but I wanted to provide yet another affirmation that Subversion works great for web development -- I've been using it for years -- provided you use it properly, and not the way you've described. There are many, many threads in this mailing list's archives over the years that explain ways of using Subversion for web development; you can do a search here:


There is a FAQ entry that is relevant:


There is a tool SVN::Notify::Mirror that is helpful for deploying web sites:


Also please read the Subversion book:


and allow yourself to be convinced that most of the methods described there are indeed applicable even to web development. Good luck.
Received on 2011-04-13 22:44:40 CEST

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