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svncopy adds extra level of directory hierarchy

From: Phil Endecott <spam_from_subversion_users_at_chezphil.org>
Date: 2005-12-28 22:28:28 CET

Dear All,

Using this command:

        svncopy -t http://svn.example.com/myproject/trunk \

I had hoped to find that tags/1.1.8 would contain a copy of the project,
but instead it contains a directory called "trunk", which in turn
contains a copy of the project.

I had expected to get the usual behaviour of the cp command, i.e.

- If the destination directory exists, a new directory is created inside
it with the name of the leaf of the source directory.

- If the destination directory does not exist, it is created and the
contents of the source directory are copied into it.

Is this a bug or a feature? (I don't know if this is unique to svncopy
or whether "svn cp" has the same behaviour.) Can anyone suggest a



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