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Re: Artificially increment repository revision number

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-11-07 23:47:16 CET

On Nov 7, 2007, at 16:14, Paul Richards wrote:

> On 06/11/2007, Hari Kodungallur wrote:
>> On Nov 6, 2007 1:04 AM, Paul Richards wrote:
>>> Is there a way to artificially increment the repository revision
>>> number in subversion?
>>> We have recently migrated from one VCS to SVN, and we'd like the
>>> revision numbers in SVN to not overlap the revision numbers we
>>> had for
>>> the old VCS.
>>> I can imagine writing a small script to make the 2000 or so dummy
>>> commits to do this, but I'm hoping for a more elegant solution.
>> I don't think there is a way to start the repository at a particular
>> revision. It always starts at 0.
> Our repository has already been started. What I am looking for now is
> a way to make the revision numbers jump by a certain amount.

The only way to do it would be to commit a number of dummy revisions.

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