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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: lost svn history for samples (Was: commit: r556367 [1/2])
Date Wed, 30 Jan 2008 05:49:05 GMT
On Sat, Jul 21, 2007 David Crossley wrote:
> Gav.... wrote:
> > From: David Crossley
> > > 
> > > Ooops. You should have used 'svn move'. This has now lost all
> > > the svn history for those files.
> > 
> > Welcome back :)
> > 
> > Do you know, I did try and use 'svn move' but it would have
> > none of it, several complaints of which I can't remember.
> 
> If you have problems when commiting, then please discuss
> it with your friends.
> 
> > I suppose we could revert back before this commit and then try
> > the svn move again ?
> 
> Yes please. We connot afford to lose svn history.
> 
> If you continue to have trouble, then one of the other
> committers will need to help.
> 
> > One file doesn't get moved but gets changed
> > instead (index.xml) meaning we can't move that directory whole, each file
> > would need to be done individually I think.
> 
> There is always a way. Perhaps index.xml needs to be copied
> and the others moved. Individually perhaps. It is trivial
> to create a temporary shell script to do the individual
> moves and copies. For example, use 'ls samples > temp.sh'
> and vi to edit it into a shell script which performs a
> list of 'svn mv' or 'svn cp' commands.

Done now. See https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FOR-1063

In future please do reverts promptly. It makes it more difficult
to do it later.

-David

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