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Re: Copying commited WC

From: Nick Patavalis <npat_at_efault.net>
Date: 2005-01-05 22:11:47 CET

On 2005-01-05, Sean Laurent <sean@neuronfarm.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday 05 January 2005 12:43 pm, Nick Patavalis wrote:
>>
>> P.S. I'm using subversion 1.0.9 (r11378), compiled Oct 16 2004,
>
> I have never run Debian myself, but if Sarge (the current testing
> distribution?) can use packages from the unstable branch, Subversion
> 1.1.1 is available for Debian without recompiling:

Without being a Debian expert myself, I don't believe it is possible
to use an unstable package in a testing installation. Apart from the
nomenclature forbidding this, there could be library incompatibilities
and other such horrors.

>
> That would allow you to 'svn copy' mixed-revision working copies.
>

Though copying mixed-rev WCs would be a nice feature to have, what I
really need is the ability to copy a WC that *can* be trivially made
single-revision, and that may contain local modifications. That's why
I was asking if there is some way to determine if this is possible (if
it is possible to determine whether a WC can be updated to a certain
revision without changing anything in it).

Thanks for your reply
/npat

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