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Re: Problems creating trunk and branches from existing repository

From: Mark Phippard <markp_at_softlanding.com>
Date: 2006-05-02 22:38:27 CEST

"Allison Bloodworth" <abloodworth@berkeley.edu> wrote on 05/02/2006
04:33:53 PM:

> I'm following the directions in the subversion book
> create), and I made a trunk directory and a branches/allison directory
> then moved everything from events to events/trunk (see commands used
> Then to copy what was in the trunk directory to the allison branch, I
> unable to do move things in the way the book suggested:
> svn copy svn+ssh://events@svn.berkeley.edu/svn/events/trunk
> svn+ssh://events@svn.berkeley.edu/svn/events/branches/Allison
> ...because it created a trunk directory under "allison". I had to
instead to
> copy each individual folder under trunk, like this:

This is a pretty common mistake. You need to let the copy command create
the "Allison" folder. If you do, then it will work like you want.
Apparently this is consistent with how the "cp" command works in *nix.


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