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Re: Question about splitting/merging repository

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2011a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jun 2011 14:33:48 -0500

On Jun 23, 2011, at 02:58, Jean-Yves Avenard wrote:

> Should mention that I would like the revision number and history to
> remain the same across both repo; so people can easily move their
> existing checkout using svn switch.

You should be able to meet the "same revision numbers across both repositories" goal by inserting empty revisions for the ones not applicable to the projects in each new repo (the tools should do this for you when you use the right arguments). But you will not be able to meet the goal of being able to switch old working copies from the old monolithic repository to either of the new repositories. A working copy is tied to a repository by UUID. A UUID uniquely identifies a repository. Your plan is to retire the old repository and create two new repositories, each of which contains a portion of the old repository. Both new repositories will have new UUIDs and users will need to check out new working copies from either of them, and discard their existing working copies of the old repo.
Received on 2011-06-23 21:34:26 CEST

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