svn - but smaller?

Warren Block wblock at
Wed Mar 13 01:57:15 UTC 2013

On Tue, 12 Mar 2013, John Mehr wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Mar 2013 02:20:37 +0100
>  "Michael Ross" <gmx at> wrote:
>> What'd you think about a syntax extension along the lines of
>> 	svnup --bsd-base
>> 	svnup --bsd-ports
>> 	svnup --bsd-all
>> with automagic host selection, default to uname's major version stable 
>> branch and default target dirs?
> Hello,
> This sounds good to me, and as long as there's some sort of a consensus that 
> we're not breaking the principle of least surprise, I'm all for it.  The one 
> default that may be unexpected is the defaulting to the stable branch -- 
> people who track the security branches will be left out.  So maybe something 
> like:
> svnup --ports
> svnup --stable
> svnup --security (or --release)

How would you select the mirror?  There are two now, and likely more 

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