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Re: copying projects across repositories

From: Faheem Mitha <faheem_at_email.unc.edu>
Date: 2003-04-25 22:11:30 CEST

On Fri, 25 Apr 2003, Faheem Mitha wrote:

> On Fri, 25 Apr 2003, Garrett Rooney wrote:
> > 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.
> Ok. So is there a way to just dump files from part of a respository
> (without the accompanying metadata included in .svn)? I don't think
> svnadmin dump does this exactly, since it would carry the metainformation
> along with it, which would presumably confuse the importing repository.

Sorry, I'm a cretin. Of course, this is just what

svn export

does. So I could do a

svn checkout ... from /home/faheem/svn

followed by a

svn export... from /home/faheem/svntmp

and then do a

svn import... (or svn add) into /home/faheem/svn.


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