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From Andy Levy <>
Subject Re: Add SVN subset to the main superset
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2011 12:42:58 GMT
On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 06:58,
<> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I like to use SVN for my documents and backup my data. In major I use my
> USB-Stick for this which has a repository, but once a week I want to give
> all the revisions / commits (not only the head) made on the stick to a major
> repository.
> How do I do that?
> --
> In detail:
> I have a major repository on a big external drive. And a latest subset on my
> stick always with me.
> If the stick runs full I delete everything and get the 10 latest revisions:
> "svnadmin dump -revision 90:100 > Latest.dump" (if 100 is the HEAD)
> "svnadmin create MyRepository"
> "svnadmin load MyRepository < Latest.dump"
> And I update and commit only on stick for a week (lets say my head-revision
> will be 120 then).
> At weekend I like to give those commits made on the stick to the main
> repository on the external.
> What will be the command for it?

I think Subversion may not be the best fit for your usage. What you
describe is very easy (from that I understand) with a DVCS like Git or
Mercurial - they're basically designed to be used in this way, while
Subversion isn't.

Perhaps a hybrid approach with git-svn?

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