[mythtv] Best way to use SVN version for deployment?

Robert Tsai mythtv at tsaiberspace.net
Fri May 25 19:29:36 UTC 2007

On Fri, May 25, 2007 at 11:57:37AM -0400, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> When it comes time to update again, "rm -rf *" in your src directory,
> then untar the old tarball and re-run the update commands above.  On
> other machines, "rm -rf *" in your src directory and untar the new
> tarball.  This ensures you always have a pristine copy of the Myth trunk.

Instead of always redoing a complete "svn co", why not checkout/update
stuff in a pristine area, and "rm -fr; cp -r" that pristine area to a
new working-directory area? That still gets you your pristine build
area without wasting bandwidth/time with a complete checkout


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