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Re: Advice for changing filename case in SVN on case insensitive system

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2013 07:39:46 -0400

On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 7:03 PM, Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 12:56 AM, Geoff Hoffman
> <ghoffman_at_cardinalpath.com> wrote:
>> Yes, that helps, Dave, thanks.
>> But,
>> deleting the file from Subversion, then adding the copy with the correct
>> case.
>> Question: Doesn't that blow away revision history? If I didn't care about
>> revision history I would just start over with a fresh repo.
>> I also thought about doing full URL svn mv's but seemed like that could take
>> a very long time to do...
> Why would that be slow? A server-side move is very quick, the files
> themselves are not transferred over the network, ...

While the operation itself may be fast, you have to execute it for
each URL individually unless you use svnmucc.
Received on 2013-06-22 13:41:03 CEST

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