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RE: Putting old versions into repository

From: Phil Sayers <Phil_at_cds-am.net>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 11:27:36 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott McCool [mailto:scott.mckeel_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 02, 2010 11:12 AM
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Putting old versions into repository
>
> >
> > 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?

You can find svn_load_dirs.pl here:
http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/trunk/contrib/client-side/svn_loa
d_dirs/

if you are on windows.. this may help too:
http://davestechshop.net/running-svn_load_dirs-on-windows

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