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Re: Trying to emulate moving tags under CVS and update working copy to that tag.

From: Mathias Weinert <mathias.weinert_at_gfa-net.de>
Date: 2006-06-02 17:28:19 CEST

Gale, David wrote:
> John Rouillard wrote:
> > now what I want to do is:
> >
> > svn copy
> > .../svnrepo/work/users/sudoers@544
> > .../svnrepo/production/users/sudoers
> >
> > but this generates an error:
> >
> > svn: Path 'production/users/sudoers' already exists
> I don't have a full answer for you, but you could conceivably fix this
> by doing a two-step:
> svn rm .../svnrepo/production/users/sudoers
> svn copy .../svnrepo/work/users/sudoers@544
> .../svnrepo/production/users/sudoers
> On the whole, though, it does seem like subversion ought to support the
> replacement of a file by moving/copying another file on top of it,
> without requiring the rm command (and the extra revision), which would
> allow you to do exactly what you're asking for...

If you build Subversion from source there is a tool called mucc which
allows you to do several server side commands at once. With this tool
you can replace a tag in a single revision.


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Received on Fri Jun 2 17:29:33 2006

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