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Re: Transfers from one repository to another

From: Nicolai Scheer <scope_at_planetavent.de>
Date: 2007-07-25 14:20:33 CEST

Hi!

Erik Huelsmann wrote:
> On 7/25/07, Adams, Arthur (Aquilent) <Arthur.Adams2@va.gov> wrote:
>> We are considering migrating the project I work on from multiple
>> SubVersion repositories to one unified repository.
>
>> We'd like to see that our files keep their svn history in the new
>> repository, but, as far as I can tell, that's not possible. (By
>> "history", I mean both the checkin comments and the diffs. In other
>> words, I want to have everything I had in the old individual
>> repositories in the new unified one.)
>
> You can 'svnadmin dump' the contents of each of the repositories.
> Then, you can load each of the dumps into one newly created
> repository. You'll have all projects in the same repository; you'll be
> interested in the --parent-path option of 'svnadmin load'.

And of course you will have to be careful with legacy log comments la
"merged rev 1234 - 1239 of branches/path/ to the trunk" since the
projects in the new *big* repo will share their revision numbers.

bye,

Nico

Received on Wed Jul 25 14:19:35 2007

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