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Re: Represent svn:externals'd content visually differently?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-17 11:41:35 CEST

On 8/17/07, Peter Mounce <pmounce@narrowstep.com> wrote:
> > The files from externals only show up in the commit dialog if they're
> > from the same repository. If they show up for you even though they're
> > *not* from the same repository, then you did something wrong when you
> > created the repository in the first place: both repositories have the
> > same UUID - that must not happen!
> > Do a dump/load cycle on one of the repositories (make sure to pass
> > --ignore-uuid to svnadmin load).
>
> Oh ****! I've standardised our repository by creating a standard one, with
> svn:ignore and layout-template and so forth. We create new ones by making
> a copy of that and renaming it. So I guess all of them have the same UUID.
> We have ~40. :-(
>
> Is there a quicker way (yet still safe!) to generate a new UUID?

I guess you have to write a small batch script to do the job for you.
I don't think there's an faster way to get a new UUID.

And you should maybe write a script to create a new repository too,
not just copy an existing one.

Sorry I can't be of more help here...

Stefan

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