FreeBSD 9.1-RC1 Available...

Jim Pingle lists at
Sat Aug 25 03:07:38 UTC 2012

On 8/23/2012 11:43 AM, Ian Lepore wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-08-23 at 11:17 -0400, Ken Menzel wrote:
>> I found two good primers:
>> The second primer in the committer handbook seems to indicate that it
>> is difficult to run an SVN mirror. This appears to me to be the
>> biggest drawback.  I have been using CVS and perforce for years,  but
>> subversion is new to me. 
> It may be difficult to run an svn mirror that allows you to commit
> locally and get those changes back to the project, but running a
> read-only mirror is trivial.  The script I run nightly from cron to sync
> my local mirror is:
>         #!/bin/sh
>         #
>         # svnsync to pull in changes from FreeBSD to my local mirror.
>         #
>         svnsync sync file:///local/vc/svn/base
> I can't remember how I initially created and populated the mirror, but
> it's likely I grabbed a snapshot of the mirror at work and brought it
> home on a thumb drive (just to avoid initial network DL time).

I spent a little time today setting up an SVN mirror after reading this
thread and wrote up a how-to for those looking to do the same.

Comments/Flames/Corrections welcome...


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