anonymous svn up and running
doctor.whom at gmail.com
Fri Dec 22 01:22:41 CET 2006
Hah, three days after I start futzing with DSLinux you switch to SVN.
Oh well, at least I have a tad of experience with SVN
On 12/21/06, Stefan Sperling <stsp at stsp.in-berlin.de> wrote:
> anonymous checkouts of the DSLinux source tree as hosted
> with Subversion are now possible.
> Please see my updates to
> for more information.
> Subversion workspaces are much bigger than CVS workspaces.
> Subversion keeps a shadow copy of the initial state after checkout around
> to allow for nifty features such as offline diffing. This means better
> performance and less dependance on network connectivity and the server,
> at the expense of disk space. A full Subversion checkout of the DSLinux
> source tree is currently about 1GB large!
> I am not yet sure whether the anonsvn server performs better with
> Subversion than it did with CVS. Subversion seems to cause more load
> on the server itself, while causing less network traffic. Especially
> initial checkouts seem to take a long time, so you should really
> consider getting the snapshot tarball to download a copy of the tree
> for the first time. The snapshot tarball is currently only about 200MB
> in size.
> Note that existing CVS workspaces cannot be converted.
> You will have to get a new copy of the tree.
> I will keep anoncvs operational for a while in case people still need
> it to create diffs. But note that the CVS mirror will not be updated
> anymore, as development now happens with Subversion. Also keep in
> mind that anoncvs access will eventually be disabled, so it is a good
> idea to switch your working copies to Subversion as soon as possible.
> If anyone wants to provide another anonsvn mirror of the DSLinux
> source tree, please get in touch. It would be very useful.
> Happy hacking!
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