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Re: Copying repositories

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2008 13:00:50 -0500

On Oct 21, 2008, at 12:19, Yang Zhang wrote:

> Hi, is there a way to copy a snapshot svn repo to another one,
> while preserving things like properties, without using svnadmin or
> otherwise having direct filesystem access to either repo? I don't
> exactly want to mirror the repo with svnsync (I don't need history
> nor do I want to make things read-only). svn cp only works within
> the same repos, and svn import doesn't get things like properties.
> Note that I don't *mind* having history, however, so if it's
> possible to use svnsync to create a copy without making the copy
> read-only, then I'm also interested in hearing how.

It sounds like svnsync is your best option. When you say you don't
want the repo copy to be read-only, that means you want to be able to
commit to the repo copy and have those changes propagated back to the
master repo? If so, then you also need to set up the write-through
proxy support.


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