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RE: Two-Site Subversion Repository Setup Ideas

From: Heinrichs, Dirk <dirk.heinrichs_at_capgemini.com>
Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 14:33:17 +0200

Am Montag, den 06.06.2011, 11:55 +0200 schrieb Andreas Tscharner:
> > I am looking for suggestions from the community as to how
> > best address the setup issue outlined below.
> >
> > We have two sites wanting to use Subversion that are
> > performing parallel development of the same software. Due to
> > security restrictions, the two sites are unable to
> > communicate electronically; all data transfers must be via
> > media (CD-ROM/DVD). Site A is the main site and is
> > responsible for overall configuration control.
> >
> > Is there a way to setup the two subversion repositories to
> > somehow automate keeping the two repositories in sync? We
> > are usually passing media back and forth once a week, but
> > currently we are doing a manual sync process that is both
> > time-consuming and error-prone.
>
> People here will hate me for this, but I think you should switch to a
> DVCS (Distributed Version Control System), like Mercurial or git. While
> I don't know git, in Mercurial you have the possibility to save and
> export you changes as so-called bundle at one site and import them at
> the other site. For more information:
> http://www.selenic.com/mercurial/hg.1.html#bundle

Monotone has similar capabilities, too. And there's ClearCase(tm) with
MultiSite(tm), of course (if your management is willing to spend some
$$$).

HTH...

        Dirk

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