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If it's in the IFS you can revision control the whole project.
You can also mount the IFS directories on your local disk using SSHFS and
operate revision control in that fashion.
And you can use iForGit for the OFS portions and separately check in the
project data from your RDi workspace in another dir and use the same origin
repository as the main repo.
There's all sorts of way to do this.
Rule 1: Forget the classic inflexibility of IBM i development. Open Source
has opened up our legacy box.

On Thu, Mar 9, 2023 at 6:17 PM Vern Hamberg via MIDRANGE-L <
midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Hey Jack!! I wonder if I see a bit of a challenge here. Tim said he is
using an RDi project - the challenge might be integrating that with git.
Richard talks about his iForGit can work with RDi, but with projects?

Just askin'!!


On 3/9/2023 10:57 AM, Jack Woehr via MIDRANGE-L wrote:
This is called "revision control" and that's what Git is for.

- If you move to working in the IFS, it's a no-brainer.
- If you want to stay in source physical files in the OFS, then
<https://www.iforgit.com/> can offer you Git revision control on

On Thu, Mar 9, 2023 at 8:50 AM Tim Bronski <tim.bronski@xxxxxxxxx>

I've got a source file on the IBMi with some source members that have
been edited separately, and more recently, than the copy I have in a
project in rdi. Is there an automated way to update the local source
file in a project from the remote copy, if the remote has a newer

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