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RE: Merging two repositories

From: Byrne, David <David.Byrne_at_cambridge-na.com>
Date: 2006-07-18 14:33:13 CEST

Thanks Ryan! I'll probably modify the script slightly to make it work a
little better for me (I'm adding the trunk, tags, and branches
directories in the mix). But this will save me a lot of work and I'll
know that I have a good chance at making it work.

David Byrne

-----Original Message-----
From: Ryan Schmidt [mailto:subversion-2006c@ryandesign.com]
Sent: Monday, July 17, 2006 6:21 PM
To: Byrne, David
Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Merging two repositories

On Jul 17, 2006, at 20:05, Byrne, David wrote:

> I wondered if anyone has done anything like this before. I have
> two repositories that are separate right now, but I would like to
> join them. I know that I can dump each of the repositories and
> load them into a new repository, but I would like the revision
> numbers to be date-ordered. One of the repositories contains
> source code and the other contains the "distributables" for the
> application. So what I want to do is load them into a new
> repository that has both with each under different directory
> structures. I thought about writing a python script that would
> calculate the order of the current revisions and that would dump
> using a filter on the revision number. It would then load each
> dump in commit date order. This seems like a good deal of work and
> I thought that maybe someone else had already done this. Does
> anyone have any ideas or suggestions?

Someone has already done this. :-)

http://www.thehirts.net/blog/?page_id=24

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