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Re: Making a copy of a working copy?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2009 14:38:41 +0100

2009/9/8 David Balažic <david.balazic_at_hermes-softlab.com>:
> Hi!
>
> (TSVN 1.6.5 on WinXP)
>
> Just to check: Is it a safe to copy a working copy and the use it as
> a new independent WC?

Yes. It is also an easy way to create a working copy for a branch -
make a physical copy and then switch it to the branch.

> I need a new WC, but want to avoid a slow and long download. So I thought
> about making a copy on my local disk (fast) and the sync the new copy to
> get the few changes that happened on the server in between.
>
> Note: the original copy was made with another tool (Eclipse/Subversive/JavaHL),
> it appears compatible.

Should be OK as long as these are using the Windows subversion library
(not Cygwin).

Simon

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