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Re: Migrating to SVN from zipfile-based archival. Advice?

From: Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 00:24:16 +0200


>> Is the SVN server smart enough to realize that, even if I follow this
>> course of action, that
>> /trunk/foo/bar.c
>> /tags/release1/foo/bar.c
>> /tags/release2/foo/bar.c
>> are all the same file with minor (if any) differences?
> If you do this you are going to get several copies.
> What I would do is create a trunk and import the oldest ZIP that you have. Then get a check out of trunk and copy your next version over it. Do and "add" and "commit" then tag it. Continue.
> Actually, there is a utility that is designed to import ZIPs that are different versions. Although now that everything is at apache.org I don't know where to find all the little utilties that used to be on tigris.org... and they don't seem to be at tigris.org either.

All files from svn.collab.net have been copied to svn.apache.org.
You're probably talking about svn_load_dirs.pl, which is the tool that
the documentation refers to in the 'vendor drop' chapter. You can find
it here:


Received on 2010-06-11 00:25:13 CEST

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