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Re: retroactive branch?

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-08 14:12:35 CEST

On 8/8/07, Noam Tamim <noamtm@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/8/07, Martin Schröder <martin@oneiros.de> wrote:
> > > Is it possible to somehow retroactively branch his work, and later merge
> > > everything to the trunk?
> > Seems so; the the bottom of
> >
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.ref.svn.c.copy.html
>
> Correct; the problem is really not retroactively BRANCHING, but
> retroactively SWITCHING to the branch. Is that possible? Will --relocate do
> it correctly?

You shouldn't use --relocate (generally). It's only applicable when
you have moved the path-location of the repository itself, not when
you want to switch to a different baseline to work on.

bye,

Erik.
Received on Wed Aug 8 14:11:27 2007

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