[arch-dev-public] archrelease: svnmerge

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Feb 11 07:53:06 EST 2010

Am 11.02.2010 13:10, schrieb Pierre Schmitz:
> Hi all,
> while having a little review of our devtools I noticed the we use svnmerge in 
> archrelease to merge changes from trunk into the repo dir. This is very 
> expensive and sometimes fails for more or less known reasons.
> So, I wonder why we don't just do something like this:
> 	svn rm repos/extra-i686
> 	svn cp trunk repos/extra-i686
> I did not check if this would requrie a commit after the rm or if we could do 
> it in one run. But it should be a lot faster and safer though.

We agreed a while back that we should do what you propose: We don't
actually want the repos/ stuff to be merged with trunk, but be exact
snapshots (tags) of trunk.

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