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Re: merging a patch

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-04 17:59:10 CEST

On May 4, 2005, at 9:29 AM, Vincent Lefevre wrote:

> On 2005-05-03 08:52:21 -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> That's not to say that it's not a long-term goal for repositories to
>> somehow share history... it's just not possible right now. If you
>> want
>> to move changes from one repository to another, you'll need to resort
>> to plain old 'svn diff > patchfile' and then use GNU patch. (Which
>> stinks, since that doesn't deal with properties, or directory
>> adds/deletes, etc.) This is also a good reason for us to get off our
>> duffs and implement a custom svn-patch-format.
> Aren't there other solutions than svn diff + GNU patch?
> Otherwise how can svk work?

svk uses the subversion network API directly, as well as the subversion
API for "pushing tree deltas".

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