subversion – Deploys a subversion repository

Synopsis

  • Deploy given repository URL / revision to dest. If dest exists, update to the specified revision, otherwise perform a checkout.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
checkout
boolean
added in 2.3
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, do not check out the repository if it does not exist locally.
dest
- / required
Absolute path where the repository should be deployed.
executable
-
Path to svn executable to use. If not supplied, the normal mechanism for resolving binary paths will be used.
export
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If yes, do export instead of checkout/update.
force
boolean
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If yes, modified files will be discarded. If no, module will fail if it encounters modified files. Prior to 1.9 the default was yes.
in_place
boolean
added in 2.6
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
If the directory exists, then the working copy will be checked-out over-the-top using svn checkout --force; if force is specified then existing files with different content are reverted
password
-
--password parameter passed to svn.
repo
- / required
The subversion URL to the repository.

aliases: name, repository
revision
-
Default:
"HEAD"
Specific revision to checkout.

aliases: version
switch
boolean
added in 2.0
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, do not call svn switch before update.
update
boolean
added in 2.3
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
If no, do not retrieve new revisions from the origin repository.
username
-
--username parameter passed to svn.

Notes

Note

  • Requires svn to be installed on the client.
  • This module does not handle externals.

Examples

- name: Checkout subversion repository to specified folder
  subversion:
    repo: svn+ssh://an.example.org/path/to/repo
    dest: /src/checkout

- name: Export subversion directory to folder
  subversion:
    repo: svn+ssh://an.example.org/path/to/repo
    dest: /src/export

- name: Get information about the repository whether or not it has already been cloned locally
- subversion:
    repo: svn+ssh://an.example.org/path/to/repo
    dest: /srv/checkout
    checkout: no
    update: no

Status

Red Hat Support

More information about Red Hat’s support of this module is available from this Red Hat Knowledge Base article.

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