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Re: Copy/Move issues

From: François Beausoleil <fbeausoleil_at_ftml.net>
Date: 2004-07-13 16:02:56 CEST

Hi !

alwin.vandriel@ps.ge.com wrote:

> We just started using subversion and can say that it works fantastic, we use
> the Tortoise client in combination with Apache.
> Currently we have multiple repositories set up and we encounter a few
> problems:
> 1. We want to use the Vendor drop mechanism, what basically means that we
> want to branch a tag from one repository into the trunk of another
> repository. When trying to do this, it fails with unclear errors. Searching
> the net found issue 1313 which describes the fact that subversion cannot do
> an inter repository branch. Question is though, can you point out when this
> will be in the subversion product or what can we do to resolve the problems
> ourselves?
> 2. We also want to move sources from one repository to another repository
> using the move command. When performing this action the target repository
> gets corrupted and can only be repaired by the Recover command. First this
> seems like a bug but secondly is this move action supported anyway?

 From your descriptions, it looks like you're trying to copy/move files
between two repositories. This is *not* supported at the moment.

I personally cannot answer the "when" question. If you want to try
something, take a look at SVK (search the archives for the link - it's
something like http://svk.elixus.org/ ). This tool works above
Subversion and manages a distributed repository. Might not be exactly
what you're looking for, but it might be a step towards it.


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Received on Tue Jul 13 16:06:49 2004

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