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Re: Converting from VSS to SVN

From: Alain <arwebmail_at_skynet.be>
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 06:42:36 +0200

Frank Gruman a écrit :
> On Thu, 2008-09-25 at 20:31 -0500, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> On Sep 25, 2008, at 16:21, Alain wrote:
>>> Do I have to
>>> - first copy all files of my local directory in a temporary one,
>>> - then delete these files,
>>> - export the files from the SVN repository (they come from VSS),
>>> - replace them with the contain of the temporary files
>>> - finally check in to take the modifications into account
>>> Or is there a more simple way to check in my files in my new SVN
>>> repository where VSS projects have just been imported ?
> With a few assumptions, I think you want this:
> (Assumption 1) Your files all exist in some fixed location on your
> machine for build dependencies, and that location currently has your
> 'old' source files. If not, you could just start at step 3.
> (Assumption 2) Your posting said you had already migrated from VSS to
> SVN, so we assume you have a working repository.
> Step 1 - As you said, copy those files out to a safe location to avoid
> anything being overwritten.
> Step 2 - Delete the files and folders in that hierarchy to make the
> folder structure clean.
> Step 3 - Check out the existing files from Subversion into your desired
> file location.
> - You should now have a functioning working copy.
> Step 4 - Copy the previous files over top of the working copy.
> Step 5 - Check in the working copy either as one large commit, or (even
> better) commit them as logically grouped changes for better record
> keeping
> Hope that helps!
> Regards,
> Frank

Frank and Ryan,

Sure it helps! It confirms what I suspected. I'll proceed like written

Thanks a lot for your help.



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