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Re: svn copy question (Is it always 'with history'?)

From: William Nagel <bill_at_stagelogic.com>
Date: 2005-01-28 23:09:22 CET

History is preserved in all cases. A WC->WC or URL->WC copy is more
expensive than a URL->URL copy because the file has to be physically
copied inside the working copy (or downloaded from the server), but
they don't involve more repository overhead. I think a WC->URL copy is
as cheap as a URL->URL copy as long as there are no local changes in
the working copy. If there are local changes in the working copy,
those would have to be transmitted to the server. I'm not 100%
positive on the WC->URL copy, though, so if I'm wrong somebody please
chime in and correct me.


On Jan 28, 2005, at 3:14 PM, Scott Palmer wrote:

> On Jan 28, 2005, at 2:31 PM, Scott Palmer wrote:
>> I would hope that the history is preserved in all cases, ...
> What I mean by this is that I want a "cheap" copy in all cases. The
> wording of the help isn't clear on this.
> Scott

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