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Re: Reconstructing the .svn directory

From: Jody Shumaker <jody.shumaker_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-09 17:25:13 CEST

> > Peter,
> > Yes, I could automate the manual process I have been doing and you have
> > given me some ideas. I was just asking in case there was a simple
> > command to rebuild the .svn directory without disturbing the source
> > files.
>
> This is really impossible - if the .svn directory is removed, there is
> no way to know what the revisions of the original files were.
>
> -D
>
>

There is a feature that's being worked on for subversion that at one
time was called takeover, no idea what they're calling it now.
Basically though, it would let you checkout on top of an existing
directory, which would re-create the .svn directories leaving your
files intact. Fairly sure this isn't making it into 1.4.

- Jody

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