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Re: One Fell Swoop Move or Copy

From: Res Pons <pons32_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-21 22:49:33 CET

Ok, thanks and just to confirm... Generic * asterisks are not acceptable or
translated by SVN to mean build6* means anthing that starts with build6?
And I have to write my script cp or mv cmnd verbatim, meang svn mv
~/tags/build680 ~/tags/newfolder/ ?

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From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca>
To: Res Pons <pons32@hotmail.com>
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Subject: Re: One Fell Swoop Move or Copy
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 15:46:41 -0500
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On 3/21/2006 3:20 PM, Res Pons wrote:
>Hi everyone :)
>In one of my projects, I used to do my tagging right under the tags
>subfolder. Recently, I created a subdirectory under my projects tags
>subfolder matching each release name and I'd like to clean up by moving all
>these other tags into the subfolder. With Tortoise Repo Browser, I find
>this agonizingly slow as it won't allow me to do batch moves or copies but
>painstakingly and slowly 1 by 1.
>Is there anyway through the svn cmd line I could do a mass copy as follows:
>svn mv http://blah/blah/tags/build*

I'd just build up a script of 1 by 1 moves, start it up, and go for a
coffee, or lunch, or home to sleep, depending how slow "agonizing" is. You
can use "svn ls http://blah/blah/tags/" to get some raw material for the

Duncan Murdoch

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