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Subject: Re: [MTT users] SVN URLs
From: Ethan Mallove (ethan.mallove_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-20 14:28:52


On Thu, Dec/20/2007 11:51:30AM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> On Dec 20, 2007, at 11:38 AM, Ethan Mallove wrote:
>
> >> FYI: per my post to the OMPI devel list, I discovered the
> >> "svnsync" command yesterday. svnsync allows you to
> >> mirror an entire SVN repository in a read-only fashion; I
> >> mirrored the ompi-tests repository locally at Cisco. A
> >> one-line cron job keeps my ompi-tests SVN repo mirror up
> >> to date every night.
> >
> > Can you post that crontab?
>
> It's just
>
> 0 19 * * * . $HOME/.bashrc ; svnsync sync file:///home/mpiteam/mirrors-svnroots/ompi-test
>
> (repeated for the other SVN repo's I'm mirroring)
>
> See the SVN book docs for svnsync -- they discuss how to setup a local
> repo for mirroring with svnsync (there's a few steps you have to do to
> set it up).
>
> >> Hence, my SVN checkouts are no longer serialized -- which
> >> had been causing significant delays when the "test get"
> >> phases of many MTT jobs were running at more-or-less the
> >> same time.
> >
> > If I see this:
> >
> > $ ls /foo
> > README.txt conf dav db format hooks locks
> >
> > How do I "svn checkout" from /foo using a "file:" URL?
>
> svn co file:///foo
>
> A file:// URL is just like an http[s]:// URL -- just put the absolute
> directory name after it (to include the leading "/" -- so a file URL
> will have 3 /'s).
>

Ah. The *3* /'s are important. 2 slashes didn't do it :-)

-Ethan

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> Jeff Squyres
> Cisco Systems
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