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Re: [svn] Change directory structure afterwards?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-31 17:27:18 CEST

On May 31, 2005, at 10:07 AM, Markus Dehmann wrote:

> We want to change the layout of our project and make it as painless as
> possible for the people working on it.
>
> Here is the change we want to make:
> /repos/module1
> /repos/module2
> will become
> /repos/project/trunk/module1
> /repos/project/trunk/module2
>
> As it stands now, people have checked out module1 and module2 with two
> 'svn co' commands.
>
> What's the best way to make the change?

Don't mess with working copies at all; just issue a series of server-
side commands:

svn mkdir URL-to-/repos/project
svn mkdir URL-to-/repos/project/trunk
svn mv URL-to-/repos/module1 URL-to-/repos/project/trunk/
svn mv URL-to-/repos/module2 URL-to-/repos/project/trunk/

> Afterwards, everyone has to checkout a new copy:
> svn co file:///repos/project/trunk/ project
>
> Is that right?

Users can either checkout fresh working copies, or they can 'svn
switch' to the new location:

svn switch URL-to-/repos/project/trunk/module1

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