On Fri, Mar 4, 2011 at 8:46 AM, Bináris <wikiposta(a)gmail.com> wrote:
I have just installed TortoiseSVN on my machine, and I am trying to
understand it from documentation.
I need it for
-- restoring the older versions of my misdeveloped programs (after some sad
-- making diffs/patches to upload onto SF
-- update Pywikipedia (by this time I used nightlies for this purpose)
As far as I understand, I need an own repository here for the first goal. I
thought I would synchronize my working copy (which should be the active
pywikibot) with my local repository first and then update it from Pywiki
Is this a good concept?
No. A single directory should only be synchronized to a single
repository. If you want to use a local repository to keep old versions
of your own programs, I think you should put them in a separate
directory that is not updated automatically from the general
What will happen to the rev numbers this way? Will
Or how do you solve this (those who develop and not only use the bot)?
In general I don't feel a need to keep access to old versions of my
private experiments, so if there is no need to get them in the main
code (or if I am unable to upload, like I am at the moment (grmbl)) I
just keep them as unversioned files.
André Engels, andreengels(a)gmail.com