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RE: Adding Multiple Files at Once

From: Dale Worley <dworley_at_pingtel.com>
Date: 2004-12-16 15:53:48 CET

On 2004-12-15 22:26:24 -0800, Greg Willits wrote:
> Commit is easy enough, but it seems I have to manually/individually
> hunt down every new and deleted file and issue multiple add / delete
> svn commands before doing a commit. This is extremely inefficient, and
> there must be something I am missing.

Here is a strategy that might work, though I've not tried it:

- Delete all the .svn directories from your working copy A, so that it
becomes an export tree rather than a working copy.

- Create fresh working copy B of the code.

- Run svn_load_dirs.pl, giving it WC A as the "source" tree and WC B as the
working copy. It should perform the correct operations on WC B to make it
look like WC A.

I suspect that this is not completely correct, as it will not merge
correctly with changes that have been made since WC A was last updated. But
svn_load_dirs.pl is supposed to be smart enough to handle multiple copies
and renames of directories in the source tree. So it may be a place to


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