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Re: copy between repos works and doesn't work

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_finemaltcoding.com>
Date: 2005-09-19 21:16:31 CEST

On Mon, 19 Sep 2005, Peter N. Lundblad wrote:

> On Mon, 19 Sep 2005, Daniel L. Rall wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Sep 2005, Dale R. Worley wrote:
> > ...
> > > It is an annoyance that cross-repository copies do not work, but once
> > > you have done a cross-repository copy (or merge!), you can fix your WC
> > > so that it can be checked in using the attached script. What it does is
> > > edit the .svn/entries files so that all copies forget that they are
> > > copies and think that they're new additions. It's not productized, but
> > > it has been reliable for me.
> >
> > I was wondering if this shouldn't be the default behavior for WC to WC
> > copy operations across different repositories. This would be a big change
> > from the current trunk behavior of completely disallowing this type of
> > operation.
> Since copy is "add with history", I don't believe so.

Sure, this wouldn't be a deep copy (with history), but a convenience for
shallow copies which avoids a 'svn add' after shell-level 'cp'.

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