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Re: converting a CVS working directory to SVN

From: Saulius Grazulis <grazulis_at_akl.lt>
Date: 2005-09-28 08:29:05 CEST

On Tuesday 27 September 2005 10:14, Fabian Cenedese wrote:

> > >> modifications preserved).  But it's not as simple as just saying
> > >> "svn co".
> >
> ....
> >Would it make sense for "svn update" to do this, perhaps with a
> >switch?  Or is this a sufficiently obscure need that the manual way,
> >or perhaps that way plus a bit of script magic, is "good enough"?
> What about creating a patch from cvs and apply that to a normal
> svn checkout? Provided that the files are similar enough...

I would check out SVN working copy ('svn co REPO-URL svn-wc'), and then 'rsync
--update cvs-wc/ svn-wc/'. I have used this several times to convert
non-versioned or RCS versioned working directories to SVN ones.


Saulius Gražulis
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