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Re: svn cross-repo copy loses svn:executable *and* leaves the working dir inconsistent

From: Mark Eichin <eichin_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 07:42:16 +0000

The 1.6 book has the same Note text, as does
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.ref.svn.c.copy.html - so at
least it hasn't been documented any differently in that time. (So it
at least appears that cross-repo cherry-picking isn't an
intentionally-supported use case...)

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Hyrum K Wright
<hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> That text is from the 1.5 section of the book.  1.5 is over 4 years
> old, so current behavior might be different...
>
> On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 8:48 PM, Mark Eichin <eichin_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Huh. http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.ref.svn.c.copy.html
>> actually has a Note:
>> "You can only copy files within a single repository. Subversion does
>> not support cross-repository copying."
>>
>> I guess that means that the bug is that it doesn't check uuids and
>> actually *enforce* this; I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd be
>> surprised to learn of this constraint - especially since merge doesn't
>> have such a warning (and in fact cross-repo cherry-picking with svn
>> merge is actually kind of important...)
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> _Mark_ <eichin_at_thok.org> <eichin_at_gmail.com>
>>
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Received on 2011-08-29 09:43:08 CEST

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