[thelist] Source Control

Zachary Kent zachary.kent at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 20:41:32 CST 2009

With SVN you can do a switch function where you switch your local working
copy to point to a different branch, tag, or even repository.  Make your
changes to your working copy as needed while pointing to your "local" repo
and then once you are ready, switch the working copy to point to the global
repo.  I often switch a working copy that is pointing to the trunk to point
to a newly created branch.  This can be done from one repo to another as


On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 5:32 AM, Christopher Marsh <
Christopher.Marsh at akqa.com> wrote:

> Hi all
> We currently use SVN, but we have a project on which we need to work with a
> third party on a shared codebase. What we need to do is to be able to commit
> our code to a local repository, without it being committed to the global
> repository. This is so we can test my code in the development environment,
> then release to the staging environment, then finally once we're happy we
> can commit to the global repository.
> Has anyone done anything similar? Any experience would be helpful - whether
> it's a product recommendation, or just a process or pattern.
> Many thanks in advance.
> --
> Christopher Marsh
> Confidentiality notice:
> The information transmitted in this email and/or any attached document(s)
> is confidential and intended only for the person or entity to which it is
> addressed and may contain privileged material. Any review, retransmission,
> dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon this
> information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is
> prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the sender and
> delete the material from any computer.
> --
> * * Please support the community that supports you.  * *
> http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/
> For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester
> and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org
> Workers of the Web, evolt !

More information about the thelist mailing list