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Re: Tags Clean Up

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-02-26 22:58:16 CET

On Feb 26, 2007, at 14:27, Res Pons wrote:

> Great and thank you for your quick response. That's exactly my
> problem: browsing the tags folders takes a long time and I need to
> start creating archive folders and move the tags into this
> subfolder. I use both Tortoise and SVN Dos client on my WinXP
> desktop and our SVN server is a Redhat Linux box running Apache.
> I created a folder named archive in a project's tags subfolder and
> I could not highlight multiple tag subfolders and drag them into
> the archive folder as Tortoise only allowed me to drag one folder
> at a time.
> I could run svn mv command but the problem is I'm not sure the svn-
> cli would allow me to use wild cards. How do I achieve this in one
> command, do you know? My tags folder includes many tag subfolders
> in the following format: Buildnnn, where nnn is the next sequential
> number in the series.

You could check out the entire tags directory, use "svn mkdir" to
create an "old" directory or whatever you want to call it, use "svn
mv" to move your old tags to that directory, then use "svn commit" to
commit it all at once. This may not be ideal if you have very many
tags and their contents is large, as this will eat up client disk
space and take time to check out and manipulate.

Or, you could try using mucc, the multiple URL command client. I have
never used it, but I think it should let you issue multiple remote
renames via URLs in a single commit.


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