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

David Frascone dave at frascone.com
Fri May 25 19:39:47 UTC 2007

On 5/25/07, Robert Tsai <mythtv at tsaiberspace.net> wrote:
> 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
> everytime.

I ended up implementing a subset.

On my "svn" repo, I do:  svn update; cd ..; tar -cvzf trunk.tgz trunk

Then on my "build" machines, I copy over the tar file, apply any necessary
patches, and rebuild

David Frascone

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