SVN snapshots

Kristoffer kfs1 at
Tue Jun 7 22:53:03 CEST 2005

On Tue, 07 Jun 2005 19:47:13 +0200, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at>  

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> Nick Schermer wrote:
>> Why aren't their Xfce-svn snapshots created every week/day/whatever
>> (with ./configure file of course).
>> There are quite a lot software packages with weekly snapshots (
>> for example).
> As JF mentioned, lack of resources is one reason.  Another is disk space
> and bandwidth.  (Well, ok, disk space isn't so much of a reason
> anymore.)  At any rate, if you want tarballs of specific parts of the
> SVN tree, you can... oh, no, you can't.  Hey Auke, any reason you
> disabled the "create tarball" button on WebSVN?  (Yeah, I know,
> potential for abuse, but it's really useful since we don't do snapshots.)
> At any rate, Subversion is even easier to use than CVS, and there are
> instructions on our website you can use to fetch the tree.  Since
> Subversion uses HTTP on port 80, there shouldn't be any issues with
> corporate firewalls and whatnot like was the case with CVS.
> If you don't have Subversion installed on your system, it's pretty easy
> to install it in your homedir if you don't have root/sudo access.
or you could use wget -r http://url
well it works with another subversion rep anyway.

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