svn commit: r40292 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/committers-guide

Eitan Adler eadler at
Fri Dec 7 13:00:47 UTC 2012

Author: eadler
Date: Fri Dec  7 13:00:46 2012
New Revision: 40292

  The "svn switch" tip isn't needed anymore, but the ControlMaster
  tip can help with TCP latency.
  While here: modernize the makefile options and clarify the text
  Approved by:	bcr (mentor)


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/committers-guide/article.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/committers-guide/article.xml	Fri Dec  7 13:00:44 2012	(r40291)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/committers-guide/article.xml	Fri Dec  7 13:00:46 2012	(r40292)
@@ -1883,37 +1883,20 @@ U    stable/9/share/man/man4/netmap.4
       <para>Don't remove and re-add the same file in a single commit
 	as this will break the CVS exporter.</para>
-      <para>Speeding up checkouts and minimising network traffic is
-	possible with the following recipe:</para>
+      <para>Speeding up svn is
+	possible by adding the following to <filename>~/.ssh/config</filename>:</para>
-      <screen>&prompt.user; <userinput>svn co --depth=empty svn+ssh:// fbsvn</userinput>
-&prompt.user; <userinput>cd fbsvn</userinput>
-&prompt.user; <userinput>svn up --depth=empty stable</userinput>
-&prompt.user; <userinput>svn up head</userinput>
-&prompt.user; <userinput>cd stable</userinput>
-&prompt.user; <userinput>cp -r ../head/ 7</userinput>
-&prompt.user; <userinput>cd 7</userinput>
-&prompt.user; <userinput>svn switch svn+ssh://</userinput>
-&prompt.user; <userinput>cd ..</userinput>
-&prompt.user; <userinput>cp -r 7/ 6</userinput>
-&prompt.user; <userinput>cd 6</userinput>
-&prompt.user; <userinput>svn switch svn+ssh://</userinput></screen>
-      <para>What this bit of evil does is check out head, stable/7 and
-	stable/6.  We create the empty checkout directories under
-	<acronym>SVN</acronym>'s control.  In <acronym>SVN</acronym>,
-	subtrees are self identifying, like in <acronym>CVS</acronym>.
-	We check out head and clone it as stable/7.  Except we don't
-	want the head version so we <quote>switch</quote> it to the
-	7.x tree location.  <acronym>SVN</acronym> downloads diffs to
-	convert the <quote>head</quote> files to
-	<quote>stable/7</quote> instead of doing a fresh checkout.
-	The same goes for stable/6.  This does, however, definitely
-	count as abuse of the working copy client code!</para>
+      <screen>Host *
+ControlPath ~/.ssh/sockets/master-%l-%r@%h:%p
+ControlMaster auto
+ControlPersist yes</screen>
+	<para>and then typing</para>
+	<screen><userinput>mkdir ~/.ssh/sockets</userinput></screen>
       <para>Checking out a working copy with a stock Subversion client
 	without &os;-specific patches
-	(<makevar>WITH_FREEBSD_TEMPLATE</makevar>) will mean that
+	(<makevar>OPTIONS_SET=FREEBSD_TEMPLATE</makevar>) will mean that
 	<literal>$FreeBSD$</literal> tags will not be
 	expanded.  Once the correct version has been installed, trick
 	Subversion into expanding them like so:</para>
@@ -1921,8 +1904,7 @@ U    stable/9/share/man/man4/netmap.4
       <screen>&prompt.user; <userinput>svn propdel -R svn:keywords .</userinput>
 &prompt.user; <userinput>svn revert -R .</userinput></screen>
-      <para>This is not a good idea if uncommitted patches exist,
-	however.</para>
+      <para>This will wipe out uncommitted patches.</para>

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