September 9, 2007

Subversion: speeding up an update operation with lots of svn:externals

Nowadays our SVN checkouts of Plone, Zope 2 and Zope 3 consist of lots of svn:externals. Updating the sandboxes often takes a long time because SVN updates the externals one after the other. I came across this Ruby script that performs updating in parallel...pretty nifty..