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Re: svn import --replace??

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2005-02-14 13:05:08 CET

Daniel Patterson wrote:
> I pointed them to svn_load_dirs.pl, but they weren't keen. They
> wanted to import files over the top without having to create a
> working copy. In this context, Subversion is being used as a versioned
> file repository, with the application serving content directly
> from the repository, and wanting to update it in the same way.

This is exactly how svk works and I can tell you it is pretty sweet! It makes
it so easy to quickly do a bunch of vendor imports (tagging as you go) for a
project you'd like a little history on. Then smerge to a local branch and
you're golden. It's one of many things that svk does that svn needs to learn to do.

I know, sorry, this doesn't do your javahl people any good now, but I can
confirm that it is a viable mode of operation.


John Peacock
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