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Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy?

Author Bogdan Cristea <cristeab at gmail dot com>
Full name Bogdan Cristea <cristeab at gmail dot com>
Date 2009-10-11 05:15:40 PDT
Message On Sunday 11 October 2009 14:53:34 you wrote:
> I am wondering if it would be possible to make my entire home directory
> a subversion working copy.
>
> Instead of doing backups, I would run
> svn commit ~ -m "`date`"
> every night. This would allow me to access every version of every file
> I ever had anywhere under my home directory.
>
> Unfortunately, it's not as simple as I would like it to be.
> Of course, I do not want to say "svn add" for every new file or
> directory I create and "svn delete" for everything I remove.
> I also would like all derived files (*.o, etc.) to be automatically
> excluded.
> I would like to be able to check out subversion working copies
> that are also automatically excluded.
>
> One way of solving all this might be to maintain a working copy
> separately from my home directory and writing python code that
> mirrors most things from the home directory to the working copy,
> automatically creates "svn add" and "svn delete" commands, etc.
>
> Is there an easier way to do all this?
>
> Has somebody perhaps already implemented it?
>
> Any thoughts and pointers are welcome!
>
> Thanks,
> Carsten.
>
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It seems that you are trying to backup your home directory. I would advise to
use rsync instead.

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Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? Carsten Koch <CarstenKochICEM at web dot de> Carsten Koch <CarstenKochICEM at web dot de> 2009-10-11 04:59:43 PDT
     Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? Bogdan Cristea <cristeab at gmail dot com> Bogdan Cristea <cristeab at gmail dot com> 2009-10-11 05:15:40 PDT
     Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? pgeric Eric Lee 2009-10-11 05:17:49 PDT
     Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? ryandesign Ryan Schmidt 2009-10-11 05:56:11 PDT
     Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? "S dot Cowles" <scowles at ckhb dot org> "S dot Cowles" <scowles at ckhb dot org> 2009-10-12 11:37:00 PDT
     Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? pmarek P.Marek 2009-10-13 01:55:11 PDT
     Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? harryputnam Harry Putnam 2009-10-13 10:39:12 PDT
         Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail dot com> Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail dot com> 2009-10-13 11:03:38 PDT
             Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? "S dot Cowles" <scowles at ckhb dot org> "S dot Cowles" <scowles at ckhb dot org> 2009-10-14 09:28:55 PDT
                 Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail dot com> Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail dot com> 2009-10-14 09:33:40 PDT
                     Re: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? "S dot Cowles" <scowles at ckhb dot org> "S dot Cowles" <scowles at ckhb dot org> 2009-10-14 10:30:47 PDT
                 RE: Can my entire home directory become a subversion working copy? pilotbob Bob Archer 2009-10-14 09:35:36 PDT
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