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Re: copying projects across repositories

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2003-04-25 21:34:05 CEST

Faheem Mitha wrote:

>On 25 Apr 2003, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
>
>
>>Faheem Mitha <faheem@email.unc.edu> writes:
>>
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>>>I'm not completely clear why this command does not work. The
>>>Subversion Book does not prescribe the exact rules that govern this
>>>command, but all the examples given for copying between repositories
>>>are for creating branches and tags within one repository.
>>>
>>>
>>Yes, indeed, for subversion 1.0, copies can only be made within a
>>single repository. There is no cross-repository branching or merging.
>>
>>I think the book probably needs to make this point clear. I'll add it
>>to my to-do list.
>>
>>
>
>What would you recommend for transferring branches/projects across
>repositories?
>
>

well first, you add support for copying between repositories to
subversion...

seriously, there is no easy way to do that. you can approximate it by
dumping part of one repository and importing it into the other, but it's
a bad approximation of what you're really trying to do. the final
solution to what you're asking is way in the post-1.0 category.

-garrett

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