svn fetch multiple directories

Daniel J. Luke dluke at
Tue Oct 14 06:38:19 PDT 2014

On Oct 14, 2014, at 7:30 AM, Mojca Miklavec <mojca at> wrote:
> Yes, some care needs to be taken, but I'm sure that something is feasible.

it doesn't have to be complicated?

Why don't we just make it easy for maintainers to upload a .tar.gz (or whatever) to our mirrors?

a /long/ time ago, we used to tell people to put a .tar.gz in the subversion repo (in their username directory) - which made it pretty simple for people to do (although it's not great for the repo).

> Either way, my point was that there is absolutely no need to keep
> avoiding SVN just because "we cannot do any checksums".

... or we could write a lot of code to fix this (and the other problems with pulling files from a source repository) ...

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