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Re: Tags Clean Up

From: Res Pons <pons32_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-02-26 23:00:48 CET

Thank you for the help.

----Original Message Follows----
From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007a@ryandesign.com>
To: Res Pons <pons32@hotmail.com>
CC: markphip@gmail.com, users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Tags Clean Up
Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2007 15:58:16 -0600

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

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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