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From "rmp8427@googlemail.com" <rmp8...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Add SVN subset to the main superset
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2011 13:15:06 GMT
Thanks for your answer!

Hm ok. SVN is not the best solution but is it impossible by that fact?
The example is abstract for a bigger problem, so my chief interest lay in
feasibility and the way how to do it.
Otherwise we have to transform much data into Git etc.

2011/9/29 Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com>

> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 06:58, rmp8427@googlemail.com
> <rmp8427@googlemail.com> 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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