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Re: One Fell Swoop Move or Copy

From: Res Pons <pons32_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-22 01:07:23 CET

Sorry by '~' I meant anything perceding the tags subfolder. In any case you
made it very clear. Thank you very much for your help :)

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From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch@stats.uwo.ca>
To: Res Pons <pons32@hotmail.com>
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On 3/21/2006 4:49 PM, Res Pons wrote:
>Ok, thanks and just to confirm... Generic * asterisks are not acceptable or
>translated by SVN to mean build6* means anthing that starts with build6?

Right. svn is designed following the Unix conventions that commands don't
see the asterisks, they're expanded by the shell.

>And I have to write my script cp or mv cmnd verbatim, meang svn mv
>~/tags/build680 ~/tags/newfolder/ ?

Did you mean the ~ literally? That looks like a working copy move, which
would imply you have all your tags checked out. I was assuming you'd do a
repository move, with full URLs specified for both source and dest. I think
a repository move would be a lot faster.

Duncan Murdoch

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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*
>>http://blah/blah/tags/newsubfolder/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
>script.
>
>Duncan Murdoch
>
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