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Re: Populate existing repos from another repository

From: Mark Parker <mark_at_msdhub.com>
Date: 2005-02-18 18:03:52 CET

Bryan Donlan wrote:
> Conner, Shawn wrote:
>> We have 2 existing repos and we would like to combine them. I want to
>> maintain the history. Is there a easy way to do this?
>> Thanks
>> Shawn
> If you want the two old repositories to be subdirectories of the new
> repository, you can do something like this:
> svnadmin create newrepo
> svn mkdir -m 'Creating directories for initial import' \
> file://.../newrepo/one file://.../newrepo/two
> svnadmin dump oldrepo1 | svnadmin load --parent-dir one newrepo
> svnadmin dump oldrepo2 | svnadmin load --parent-dir two newrepo

Wouldn't this cause problems with out-of-order commits? I.e. The
repository would think that rev x happened AFTER rev x+n?

I've been secretly considering a tool to "weave" together multiple
dumpfiles. Does anything like this already exist?


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