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Re: question in using svn_load_dirs.pl script

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-08-05 03:20:02 CEST

On Aug 4, 2007, at 19:09, ying lcs wrote:

> I am trying to use svn_load_dirs.pl script that comes with subversion,
> But I get the following question 'Enter two indexes for each column to
> rename, (R)elist, or (F)inish: ', can you please tell me what does
> that mean and what should i do?
> 20 video/extras/contrib/src/Patches/flac-
> cross.patch_________________
> 21 video/extras/contrib/src/Patches/flac-
> mingw32.patch_______________
> Continue printing (Y/n)? n
> Enter two indexes for each column to rename, (R)elist, or (F)inish:

Curiously the read-me doesn't explain this aspect of the script.


Thankfully, the book does.


> When you run svn_load_dirs.pl, it examines the contents of your
> existing “current” vendor drop, and compares them with the proposed
> new vendor drop. In the trivial case, there will be no files that
> are in one version and not the other, and the script will perform
> the new import without incident. If, however, there are
> discrepancies in the file layouts between versions,
> svn_load_dirs.pl will prompt you for how you would like to resolve
> those differences. For example, you will have the opportunity to
> tell the script that you know that the file math.c in version 1.0
> of libcomplex was renamed to arithmetic.c in libcomplex 1.1. Any
> discrepancies not explained by moves are treated as regular
> additions and deletions.

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