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Re: Putting old versions into repository

From: Scott McCool <scott.mckeel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 08:12:20 -0700 (PDT)

>
> To do this manually here is what you would do...
>
> 1. Create your repository.
> 2. Import the oldest version of source you want to retain into it.
> 3. Do a check out to create a working copy.
> 4. Copy your next oldest version into your working copy.
> 5. Commit
> 6. If more to do go to step 4.
>
> There is a tool called svn_load_dirs.pl that actually is supposed to automate all this. I have never used it. I also don't know where it is. Since they move subversion to apache I'm not sure where all those little utilities are now hosted.
>
> BOb
>

Thanks Bob and Phil for the quick responses! I thought about doing it
this way (copying the next version onto the older version and
recommitting), but the problem is that some files have been deleted as
we go from Folder_2000 to Folder_2001. If I just copy Folder_2001 onto
Folder_2000, those old files will remain and as I do all these
versions, I would be left with a lot of dead code. Unfortunately,
there are two many files for me to easily go in by hand and delete the
ones that have been deleted. Any ideas?

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