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Re: migration of an CVS-repository with aliases

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: Sat, 10 May 2008 02:38:49 +0200

Well Karl, here's a nicely documented use case for my proposal for
server-side aliases instead of externals, in the thread that culminated
in http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2008-04/1139.shtml. This one falls
under the "CVS Modules done right" heading.

-- Brane

Thomas wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> Our CVS repository structure looks like this:
>
> cvs_root
> |--module_one
> | |--import <- alias to module_two/export
> | |--src
> | |--...
> |
> |--module_two
> |--export
> |--src
> |--...
>
> during checkout or update of module_one the files from module_two/
> export are also checked out or updated to module_one/import. no
> problem so far. also tagging and branching of module_one modifies the
> files in module_two/export.
> now we wnat to migrate our repository to svn but i did not figure out,
> how to handle this with svn. the svn:externals seem not be useful as
> the tagging and branching will not affect the files linked with the
> externals command. right?
>
> does anybody have an idea how to handle this with a pre-commit-hook? i
> do not have an idea how to write one but think, this would be an
> option.
>
> thx in advance
> thomas
>
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