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Re: How to handle such svn sync (or migration) situation?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 10:47:26 +0000

On 26 March 2010 10:26, albert kong <albertkong1984_at_163.com> wrote:
> On computer A, browser from tsvn 'repository browser' see repository
> structure like this(2 projects):
> ProjSally, ProjTim
>
> Now I must move to work on computer B(can't access network on computer B),
> so I do make a
> hotcopy of the repository on computer A, and transfer the hotcopy repository
> to computer B via USB.
> On computer B, I really only need to make changes in ProjTim(don't touch
> ProjSally),
> Meantime on computer A, continue to make changes in ProjSally(not touch
> ProjTim), Then after
> a period, Is it possible to integrate hotcopy repository's change on
> computer B to repository
> on computer A?(If it's possible, how can I achive that?)
> Hope I express it clearly! And thanks in advance!

No, you cannot fork a repository and put it back together again
afterwards. Your only way forward now is to overwrite your working
copy for ProjTim on computer A with the working copy from computer B,
and commit from computerA.

You cannot use subversion in this way. You either need to change the
way you work (e.g. just copy the WC and generate patches) or use a
completely different version control system that supports disconnected
operation (e.g. Mercurial?)

Simon

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