comptona at gmail.com
Thu Nov 2 19:03:42 CET 2006
You can use shell wildcards as arguments to the 'svn' command, such as:
"svn add *"
That may make it easier to script, since you can script the sequence
"svn add *; svn ci -m 'generic commit message'".
What things did you not understand from Joey Hess's page?
- Adam Compton
Vim Visual wrote:
> this is very funny... this week I started thinking that svn would be a
> clever way to backup everything at /home/pau and I found this mailing
> However, even if seemingly I had a good idea, because it's shared by
> many people,
> I seem not to know how to proceed. I have never used svn nor cvs but I
> through the manual to learn how to do things and I am a bit puzzled...
> I started writing a script for cron, so that it automatically svn
> commits everything in /home/pau (which is also iron hand, like Joey
> Hess'), so that I created a local mirror like
> and in it made a ln -s to all /home/pau/important_directory1,
> and the idea was to svn commit /home/pau/local_svn_mirror to a
> repository in
> another machine...
> But then I ran into a snag... I am a newbie to svn and I think
> that I have to tell svn which files have been created, deleted, etc...
> svn add foo - to add a new directory (foo),
> new files, links etc
> svn delete foo - instead of just "rm"
> svn copy foo bar - instead of just "cp foo bar"
> svn move foo bar - instead of just "mv foo bar"
> When I realised of this then I understood it makes no sense to try to svn
> commit everything... Then I googled and found the Hess' page but I
> didn't quite
> understand some things... I've got the impression I am doing things in
> the wrong way
> So the question is... how do you tell svn which files/subdirectories
> have you
> created in your local mirror without having to pass svn add, svn
> delete to
> everything, which would be nonesense?
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