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Re: Create new repos rev 1 from existing repos revision

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006d_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-11-17 00:27:46 CET

On Nov 16, 2006, at 11:58, Mark Clements wrote:

> OK - I see how this works, but it's quite a bit of work to redo
> whenever the
> default setup changes. Not sure how often that will happen but it
> could be
> an issue. Is there maybe some way of doing this by playing with the
> relocate/switch statement? The currently proposed solutions are not
> currently simple enough for my purpose - I want to be able to have a
> 'default_repo' that gets tweaked and modified as required, and for my
> createrepo script to seed a new repository with revision 1 that
> matches the
> head of default_repo, with no user intervention required.
>
> If that is not possible, then I will probably get my script to
> manually
> construct the first revision in a temporary working copy, commit
> that and
> delete it. This would mean that any modifications would need to be
> made
> directly in my setup script rather than in a versioned repository,
> but this
> is probably the simplest solution if I can't automate the above.

Have you tried the "dump head revision / load" strategy someone
mentioned? I think it works and it's easy:

svnadmin create /path/to/newrepo
svnadmin dump -rHEAD /path/to/oldrepo \
| svnadmin load /path/to/newrepo

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