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Re: svn cross-repo copy loses svn:executable *and* leaves the working dir inconsistent

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum.wright_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 09:25:25 -0500

That text is from the 1.5 section of the book. 1.5 is over 4 years
old, so current behavior might be different...

On Sun, Aug 21, 2011 at 8:48 PM, Mark Eichin <eichin_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Huh. http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.ref.svn.c.copy.html
> actually has a Note:
> "You can only copy files within a single repository. Subversion does
> not support cross-repository copying."
>
> I guess that means that the bug is that it doesn't check uuids and
> actually *enforce* this; I'm sure I'm not the only one who'd be
> surprised to learn of this constraint - especially since merge doesn't
> have such a warning (and in fact cross-repo cherry-picking with svn
> merge is actually kind of important...)
>
>
>
> --
> _Mark_ <eichin_at_thok.org> <eichin_at_gmail.com>
>

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