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Re: Merging repositories - is it possible?

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Aug 2010 10:28:03 -0500

On 8/6/2010 10:12 AM, Itamar O wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 4:56 PM, JWalker <jwalker_at_hotmail.bg

> This is my first post here.
> Is it possible to merge several repositories in a new empty
> repository?
> I am asking this, because I made several repositories of one project,
> one repository for mechanics, another for the software, another one
> for the electronics and so on. Now I see that this will be a bit
> hardly to maintain when more projects appear in the future.
> My goal is to create this layout (example)
> /
> /mechanics
> /software
> /electronics
> and then load the repository of mechanics to /mechanics, the
> repository of software to /software and so on.
> So, is this scenario possible - by bump/load procedure or something
> else?

> This is exactly the use case described in the SVN redbook:
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.reposadmin.maint.html#svn.reposadmin.maint.migrate

But note that although the revision histories are maintained, when you
combine them the revisions will be renumbered and you also won't be able
to specify date ranges because the changes will be out of order in the
combined repository.

   Les Mikesell
Received on 2010-08-06 17:28:42 CEST

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