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Re: One Fell Swoop Move or Copy

From: Duncan Booth <duncan.booth_at_suttoncourtenay.org.uk>
Date: 2006-03-22 12:32:06 CET

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*
If you have, or can turn on, WebDAV and autoversioning then there is
another option:

Download Netdrive from

See http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-book.html#svn.webdav for
instructions on configuring SVN.

Use Netdrive to connect a drive letter to your Subversion repository, then
just start up Windows explorer and use drag/drop to rearrange your tag

Normally I loathe using WebDAV to access a subversion repository (you will
get a lot of automatically generated (and completely useless) entries in
the log) but for something like this it seems justified.

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Received on Wed Mar 22 12:51:23 2006

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