[arch-dev-public] The move to SVN

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 18:26:33 EDT 2008

On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 4:50 PM, Jason Chu <jason at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 04:39:18PM -0500, Aaron Griffin wrote:
>  > Top posting, wheee 8)
>  >
>  > On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 4:29 PM, Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
>  > >  As I mentioned on Jabber, I've got an rsync-based ABS script totally
>  > >  ready for a testrun or two.  In fact, I think I'll commit it to the
>  > >  ABS repo tonight so's you can have a look-see if you want.
>  > >
>  > >  I'm still unsure how to generate the rsync repo to pull from.  Would a
>  > >  db-scripts patch work best, do you think?  We can co-ordinate on this
>  > >  if you want, I'm perfectly willing to do the work for that.
>  >
>  > I think you should assume, for the time being, that the rsync
>  > directory is there. We should have a checkout that is synced on each
>  > commit, I think. But it could even be a cron job - for right now,
>  > assume it just exists, unless you want to figure out the best/simplest
>  > way to do that. I'd probably start off with a cron job, just for the
>  > "path of least resistance" part of it
>  Agreed a cron job would be the easiest.  It's a simple script that would
>  have to find all the repos/<blah> directories and extract their contents.
>  I may write one and just test it with my old svnarch repo.

Yeah, it's easy, but also may be lost effort if done poorly, as it
won't be able to do the "up to date" check, it will have to do a full
CO each time... as long as we keep some sort of perma-checkout sitting
somewhere... /me shrugs

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