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Re: svn copy driving me nuts - how to overwrite URLs in a vendor tree?

From: Matthew Hannigan <mlh_at_zip.com.au>
Date: 2007-04-30 05:27:26 CEST

On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 09:26:51AM +0700, hans henderson wrote:
> Thanks for responding Mark. I've also snipped liberally, but my
> original post follows the current one.
> On 4/30/07, Mark Phippard <markphip@gmail.com> wrote:
> >Subversion copy does not take any more than handful of bytes, as it is
> >a virtual copy.
> Yes, usually, exactly why I want to use it
> >You cannot copy over something, and even if you could, all it would do
> >would be to delete + add on one transaction for you. I think there is
> >a patch floating around that does just that.
> >
> >It sounds like you are looking for copy to somehow merge the contents,
> >kind of like a Windows copy does. That is not going to happen.
> Not merge in the versioning sense at all, but just overwrite (like a
> Windows copy does)
> It would be great if that patch were available, maybe as an option
> with the cp command, but far be it for me. . .

I think my svnset script would help you.

Archived, for instance, here:



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