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Re: Creating (or renaming to) trunk after the fact...

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-03-26 05:55:25 CEST

On Mar 25, 2007, at 21:57, Robert La Ferla wrote:

> I created a repository a while back as:
>
> svn+ssh://myhost/coderepository/Tools
>
> and I have since made many commits to it.
>
> I now want to create branches and I want to change the main trunk to:
>
> svn+ssh://myhost/coderepository/Tools/trunk
>
> How do I do it? I tried svn mv but that gave me an error: "Cannot
> move URL into itself."

Something like this should do it:

svn checkout svn+ssh://myhost/coderepository/Tools
cd Tools
svn mkdir trunk
for DIR in `each directory in Tools that is not trunk`; do
        svn mv $DIR trunk
done
svn ci -m "Move everything into new trunk"

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