[SAC] Link remote SVN to Trac at OSGeo

Mateusz Loskot mateusz at loskot.net
Wed May 27 20:45:39 EDT 2009

Howard Butler wrote:
> On May 21, 2009, at 9:31 AM, Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>> Christopher Schmidt wrote:
>>> On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 01:49:56PM +0100, Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Is it possible to link remote SVN repository to Trac hosted at OSGeo?
>>> Trac talks directly to a repository on disk. what might be possibl (but
>>> isn't done at the moment) is to use svnsync to maintain a copy of the
>>> remote svn  locally, and then have trac talk to that -- I believe it
>>> produces an essentially identical SVN copy ,and thus trac could talk to
>>> it (albeit delayed by some amount of sync time).
>>> (This is a comment on technical feasability.)
>> Thanks Chris for the explanation.
> Yes, we could svnsync but it brings a bunch of extra complexity. 
> svnsync is very sensitive to server version, and we're running one of
> the very first svn versions that supported it.

I see.

> There's a ticket about
> upgrading us to svn 1.5, which wouldn't be a bad idea if someone had the
> time to implement it.  That would eliminate the version sensitivity as
> well.

I'm rather not experienced enough to do it, so I'd not offer myself.

> At one time it was discussed in Trac development for it to work with
> remote repositories, but I don't know if that is going to come to fruition.


Best regards,
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
Charter Member of OSGeo, http://osgeo.org

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