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Oct
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comment VCS for single user using file sync service
@mattnz and LazyBadger - Thx for the info. I decided to use GIT with Netbeans plugin and since all my work synced I added to ignore list the binary files, since I'll not Diff them.
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comment VCS for single user using file sync service
I was about to jump on the Git bandwagon but the binary data handling problem got me thinking. It's a PHP project, so it has some binary files (images, .docx templates). Is this gonna be any trouble for GIT?
Oct
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comment VCS for single user using file sync service
I just finished my test using TortoiseGIT and TortoiseSVN in two identical folders inside my synced folder. Original folder has 3.928.359 bytes and 422 files. SVN folder has 9.431.303 bytes and 761 files. GIT folder has 5.322.313 bytes and 828 files. So indeed the DVCS solution is smaller. Another disavantage against SVN is that I had to create a folder inside the project folder to act as the repo and added to ignore list. With GIT I just had "Create Repository Here" and then just use Commit->master to allow Diff to work.
Oct
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comment VCS for single user using file sync service
I just did this and came back to report my findings. Ill comment below since Lazy Badget answers seems right
Oct
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comment VCS for single user using file sync service
My situation is somehow related to this question (stackoverflow.com/q/3007352/1252879) but this is for GIT only. I'd like to know how GIT and SVN performs in this scenario
Oct
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comment VCS for single user using file sync service
@mattnz I meant cost about how much storage does it uses against SVN files. Maybe my question isn't clear but I dont have a sync problem. The sync is fine. I just want to add the ability to revert files (and maybe have a history of the development). So, if I peform a GIT clone using my previous described file tree organization I would have the git master repo and the git clone inside the synced folder. Is this the only way? Can't I somehow working inside the master repo without cloning it? Does SVN do something like it?
Oct
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comment VCS for single user using file sync service
I can do this too using SVN, but is GIT better than SVN for this scenario? Does GIT duplicates the files from the MyProject folder into the .git folder or does something else? You see, I know they both can do this but at what cost? I would like a comparison.
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comment VCS for single user using file sync service
Sorry if I didn't make myself clear but I don't want to use cloud repos. I'd like to store my repo inside my synced folder. I want to use the VCS only to perform revert operations, not push/pull
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