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Date:      Sat, 17 Jan 2015 16:24:12 +0100
From:      Damien Fleuriot <ml@my.gd>
To:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Request for comments - svnup in base ?
Message-ID:  <CAE63ME7Qv-99-3OvCnj3gm4-4rHrO2cGjVvQOPBvuO-JNSi5Yg@mail.gmail.com>

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On 16 January 2015 at 16:31, Ian Smith <smithi@nimnet.asn.au> wrote:

> In freebsd-questions Digest, Vol 554, Issue 5, Message: 17
> On Thu, 15 Jan 2015 20:46:11 +0100 Damien Fleuriot <ml@my.gd> wrote:
>
>  > Do not bother compiling the whole subversion suite, svnup does the job.
>
> Absolutely.  I'm amazed svnup(1) hasn't had more exposure.  Developers
> need svn of course, but for occasional or periodic source upgrades (svn,
> http or https protocols) it works fine if somewhat slower than svn, is
> seriously lightweight for smaller systems, not least because it saves
> needing double diskspace for /usr/src and, if you use svn not portsnap
> for ports, /usr/ports.
>


On a related topic, how would you guys feel about svnup being part of BASE ?

Or perhaps, include a bootstrap install much like pkg has.

I for one, would very much like it.



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