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Re: Replacing directory by circular symlink produces malformed XML

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2019_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2019 23:41:38 -0600

On Mar 1, 2019, at 15:54, Denis Excoffier wrote:

> I have access to the source tree of some development project that is
> *not* under any version control system. I would like to build a
> minimal level of versioning by committing this source tree into
> Subversion at regular intervals, e.g. each day (automatically).
>
> What would be the best strategy? I can figure out this one:
>
> 1) Within the working copy, delete the existing tree (not svn delete)
> 2) Extract the new tree at the same place
> 3) Interpret the result of 'svn status' in terms of 'svn add' and
> 'svn delete' to apply on the working copy (details omitted here)
> 4) Commit

Another method to consider is the svn_load_dirs.pl script.

https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/subversion/trunk/contrib/client-side/svn_load_dirs/
Received on 2019-03-06 06:41:46 CET

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