u not much far from it ...
the links you gave helped a lot.
actually i had an editor in portal and the i wanted to save that data
automatically in sometime in a revised version, also keep older versions
upto 2 revisions and current as the 3rd.
i will read more and decide what will be best for that function.
thanks for the help.
any advice warm welcome.
On Tuesday, September 11, 2012 3:45:55 PM UTC+5:30, Konstantin Khomoutov
> On Tue, 11 Sep 2012 01:57:46 -0700 (PDT)
> > hi all
> > i wanted to know whether GIT can be used by my web Portal.
> > my requirement is to save a file in 3 revision history from webpage
> > on ubuntu.
> I don't think I managed to fully parse this.
> Do you want to implement some sort of backing store for the files
> uploaded by the users of your web portal, so that for each file,
> several past revisions of its content can be kept along with its
> present content?
> Then the answer is yes; there are even wiki engines (gitit, ikiwiki)
> which use Git to store the sources of their pages, including
> "attachments" (uploaded files).
> On the other hand, to just store several revisions of a certain uploaded
> file (I'm really confused about that digit "3" near the word "revision"
> in your question--do you mean you want to keep at most three
> revisions?), using a full-blown SCM system might be like using a
> microscope to hit a nail. For such a case, I would probably go for
> using rdiff  to keep deltas of several past revisions of each file
> (in a database) and keeping the most recent version of each file on
> disk, readily available. Using rdiff-backup  (on a local file
> system) might also be an option.
> If you still think an SCM is a way to go, I'd probably look at Fossil
>  instead as it might be easier to deploy (just one executable file
> with two dependences: on libc and libz). Fossil uses SQLite for
> storage internally (so the whole repository is just a single SQLite v3
> file) and does compress the blobs it stores.
> 1. http://linux.die.net/man/1/rdiff
> 2. http://www.nongnu.org/rdiff-backup/
> 3. http://www.fossil-scm.org
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