[mythtv-users] 0.21

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Thu Jan 17 18:49:59 UTC 2008

Chris Weiland wrote:
> I don't really see a point in making a temp copy of the source.  If you mess
> up the source, you can run "svn revert", which will restore any changes that
> you've made to the source tree (except for additional files that were
> created), or just delete it and check it out again.  I believe that
> reverting does not even communicate with the svn server because svn keeps a
> local clean copy on your machine for just this reason.
Whenever I have pulled source from svn I always immediately tar it up, before I 
do anything else.

This makes sure that I have the exact same source on the four machines I run 
Myth on. It also means I have a reference if one of the machines self-destructs, 
and it saves me from clogging up the internet tubes more than once.

Mike Perkins

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