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Re: dropping support for old (format 1) working copies

From: Colin Watson <cjwatson_at_flatline.org.uk>
Date: 2003-11-07 21:50:50 CET

On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 05:31:19PM -0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> > Oof.
> >
> > [cjwatson@riva ~]$ cat .svn/format
> > 1
> >
> > Trying to check out my home directory again is going to give me a
> > serious headache
> Why? Because its big, or because you can't delete and re-create your home
> dir?

Because not all of it's checked in and there are several necessarily
uncommitted changes there. Also I need to be extremely careful about
what I remove; it's not as if I can just do 'rm -rf ~'.

> If the latter:
> Commit any uncommited changes.
> Erase all .svn directories and versioned content.
> svn co file:///repos/homedir .

I guess that might be a start, but an in-place conversion would be an
order of magnitude less hassle if I could automate it. I'll follow up on
what Karl suggested.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]
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