[arch-dev-public] archrelease: svnmerge

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Thu Feb 11 08:39:52 EST 2010

On Thu, Feb 11, 2010 at 6:53 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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.

+1 to this.


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