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RE: how to completely replace the trunk of a repo with one of its branches?

From: Fouts Christopher (QNA RTP PT PREV) <Chris.Fouts_at_qimonda.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 17:07:44 +0100

>-----Original Message-----
>On Dec 20, 2007, at 17:33, Srilakshmanan, Lakshman wrote:
>> I am sure you would have thought of this, but the easiest way and to
>> keeping with the concept of trunk I would do the following.
>> svn co trunk trunk-wc
>> svn del everything under trunk-wc
>> svn commit trunk-wc
>> svn co branch branch-wc
>> svn switch branch-wc to trunk
>> svn commit
>> This should make your branch identical to trunk
>Uh.... I really don't think so. I think "switch" does not do
>what you think it does.
>What Reuben could do, though, is:
>svn rm url://to/repo/trunk -m "removing old trunk"
>svn cp url://to/repo/branches/somebranch url://to/repo/trunk
>-m "creating new trunk as copy of somebranch"
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Ryan, et al, I'm about to do this. How will these affect existing
branches that have to-from tags with the trunk before the rm/cp trunk

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