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Re: merging different repositories

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-09-05 17:56:04 CEST

On Sep 5, 2006, at 17:23, Juergen Richtsfeld wrote:

> hi!
> i have a working repository A with a branch A1. i do nightly
> svndumps (backup). i created a new subversion repository B on
> another server and replayed the dump (into a new root directory,
> svnadmin load has that option).
>
> i created a new directory with some files on A1 and tried to merge
> that to B1 (automatically exists because it's a backup).
>
> i get
>
> svn: The URL '<whatever>' has a different repository root than its
> parent
>
> my merge command was
>
> cd workingCopyOfB1
> svn merge --ignore-ancestry -r revBeforeChangeOnA1:HEAD http://urlToA1
>
>
> i thought that would work because it can track the changes in
> branch A1 and just apply them to the working copy. am I wrong?

No, you cannot merge between repositories, only within a single
repository. If the two projects are related, then put them into the
same repository.

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