[rspec-users] Installing plugins without svn:// access

GAnderson George.Anderson at erickson.com
Tue May 8 10:05:04 EDT 2007


Good point, Aslak.  Another option is using Piston (
http://piston.rubyforge.org/).  You get the benefits of svn:externals with
better control over updates.  You can also "switch" the location of the
repository.  Good stuff.

/g


On 5/8/07 8:36 AM, "aslak hellesoy" <aslak.hellesoy at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 5/8/07, Scott Taylor <mailing_lists at railsnewbie.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Ok - I've got an http read only mirror going.
>> 
>> Like I've said, this server is just being used right now for some of
>> my own learning about server admin - so don't be surprised if it
>> mysteriously stops working some day.  I'm paying for access, so
>> please only use it if you can't access the rubyforge repository.
>> 
>> 
>> You can access trunk through this url:
>> 
>> http://thmadb.com/mirrors/rspec/trunk
>> 
>> or the whole of the repository through:
>> 
>> http://thmadb.com/mirrors/rspec
>> 
>> 
>> I'm only syncing once every hour, so trunk will be an hour off.  Also
>> revision numbers will be one higher than they are if you checkout
>> from from the real svn repos.
>> 
> 
> Thanks a lot Scott!
> 
> Because the repository may go away I recommend that anyone using this
> to install Spec::Rails to *not* use the -x switch in script/plugin
> unless you can live with an unavailable repo.
> 
> Aslak
> 
>> Happy hacking!
>> 
>> Scott
>> 
>> 
>> 
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