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RE: Add in Branch, tag, trunk directories after the fact

From: Brent Webster <brent.webster_at_liquidcomputing.com>
Date: 2005-10-06 18:05:22 CEST

Wow, thanks for the quick response. Directory moving sounds like the
right move!!!

Brent x224
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Paul Koning [mailto:pkoning@equallogic.com] 
>>Sent: October 6, 2005 12:04 PM
>>To: Brent Webster
>>Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
>>Subject: Re: Add in Branch, tag, trunk directories after the fact
>>>>>>> "Brent" == Brent Webster 
>><brent.webster@liquidcomputing.com> writes:
>> Brent> I didn't quite get the need for separate Branch, Tag 
>>and Trunk  Brent> directories being an exCVS user so I 
>>initially ignored them.
>> Brent> Now I get it and want to insert these directories.
>> Brent> What's the best, fastest and/or safest way to do this?
>> Brent> Can I preserve history?
>>Create the new directories, and move the old directories 
>>under trunk, all with svn commands.  Yes, that preserves 
>>history -- unlike CVS, in Subversion moves are supported in 
>>the machinery and are version controlled. 
>> Brent> Should my users checkin everything, do the directory 
>>change  Brent> and then check back out?
>>That sounds like a good idea.  Be sure to train them to ask 
>>for trunk, or a specific branch, when checking out.  If you 
>>ask for the top of the repository you get all the branches 
>>and all the tags, as separate files in your working directory.
>>      paul
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