svn copy driving me nuts - how to overwrite URLs in a vendor tree?
From: hans henderson <hans.svn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-04-29 21:49:09 CEST
I want to keep a tag of a "virgin" installation tree of an add-on component
I also want to keep a branch of the "core+add-on" integrated tree in the
I don't want to have to keep two completely unrelated trees with identical
This currently happens to be exactly the same as:
I've done an import of the Perl add-on installation tree to here:
I would like to:
svn copy svn://localhost/vendors/apache-friends/perl-add-on/v188.8.131.529/xampp
but that gives me:
svn: Path 'current/xampp' already exists
Well *duh!* I know it does; I *want* to overwrite any existing files in the
I reckon there should at least be a --force, but no such option, except for
I rolled my whole repository back to before the import and then imported
svn copy svn://localhost/vendors/apache-friends/perl-add-on/v184.108.40.2069 \
but that just *added* a new v220.127.116.119 directory as a sub under
I did a bit of research in the list archive, and came across this snippet,
cp path/A path/B --> if path/B doesn't exist, creates path/B
Now where I come from (DOS/Windows) this is nuts, but OK I acknowledge the
But for the life of me I can't figure out how to do what I want to do!
Now out in my local file system, I *could* just copy the unversioned Perl
Help me please my head hurts. . .
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