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Re: Keeping checkouts afer filtering the repository?

From: Marius Gedminas <mgedmin_at_b4net.lt>
Date: 2005-12-04 12:07:37 CET

On Fri, Dec 02, 2005 at 10:33:27AM +0200, Saulius Grazulis wrote:
> On Friday 02 December 2005 01:10, Marius Gedminas wrote:
>
> > Suppose I use svnadmin dump, svndumpfilter, svnadmin create and svnadmin
> > load to convert a repository from bsddb to fsfs and exclude some files.
> > Suppose I then use mv to move the old repository out of the way and to move
> > the new one into its place.  Can I then continue to use existing working
> > directories, or should I make a fresh checkout?
>
> To be on the safe side:
>
> I would
>
> a) move WC to a safe place,
> b) make a fresh chekcout,
> c) 'rsync --update --archive --verbose old-WC/ new-WC/' to restore files that
> are missing in the new WC and
> d) commit the changes.

That's what I did, more or less. I replaced the rsync with some manual
diffing and copying.

Wouldn't the rsync command you suggested also override svn metadata in
.svn subdirs?

> Then go on working as usuall.
>
> Geros kloties ;)

Aciu ;)

Marius Gedminas

-- 
Please don't put a strain on our friendship
by asking me to do something for you.

Received on Sun Dec 4 12:09:33 2005

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