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Re: Creating a branch based on an older revision/snapshot

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-09-07 02:32:24 CEST

On Sep 6, 2006, at 19:38, asdf wrote:

> Is it possible to create a branch based on an older revision/snapshot?
>
> From what I've read in the Subversion book, it appears to be
> possible...
>
> let's say that the HEAD revision is currently 78 but I want to create
> a branch based on the repository as it existed in revision 59.
>
> It should then be possible to backdate my working copy to revision 59
> (or checkout a new copy at revision 59), and then copy off of that
> to create a new branch so that the branch is identical to the trunk
> as it existed in revision 59?

I assume you mean "based on the trunk of the project as it existed in
revision 59."

I would just do it via URL. Seems easiest.

If $PROJ is the URL to your project (for example, https://
www.example.org/svn/some_project) then you could say:

svn cp -r 59 $PROJ/trunk $PROJ/branches/new_branch_name

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