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Re: duplicate/copy working copies?

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-08-04 17:25:03 CEST

"Sindbad the Seafarer" <sindbad.the.seafarer@gmx.net> writes:
> Still testing SVN on one machine - thanks again, Lübbe, for having
> me not giving up last week! - I accidentally synchronized my
> working copy with a yet unversioned copy of the same website
> project on another machine. Basically the .SVN folders have been
> added to that yet unversioned copy of the web project.
>
> As this has happened:
>
> Can I just let it as it is now and use that copy as another working
> copy just as if I had checked it out? Or is there potential that
> things get screwed up in the repository? Depends on how wc are
> related to the repository and if this relation is "hard-coded" into the
> admin files inside .SVN folders I think.
>
> On both machines the local path to the wc is identical (D:\Internet).

If the files are *exactly* the same, and the .svn folders got moved to
the precisely corresponding locations, then your new tree should
behave just as a checked out working copy.

If there is any risk that these are not exactly the same, then you
could end up with some pretty weird commits :-).

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