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From Nico Kadel-Garcia <>
Subject Re: Re: Sync-ing two SVN repositories
Date Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:41:34 GMT
On Tue, Jul 21, 2015 at 3:58 AM, Andreas Stieger <> wrote:

>> Even if you have two repositories that are identical to each other, one of them will
need to be designated the "master", and that will be the one that all commits are made to.
>> Subversion is a one-central-repository system.
> Unless of course one of the lesser known features is used:
> Cross-repository copies and merges actually work (to not use the term "supported"). Copies/moves
will become additions, inter-revision history is compessed and there is no merge tracking.
See the three-agrument (copy or) merge syntax "svn merge A@N A@M .", where A and "." refer
to different repositories.
> Not that it's recommended in the user's case, but it should be mentioned.
> Best approach in the svn space for Mani would be vendor branches based on the information

Or investing in a genuine multi-master version of Subversion, which
Wandisco sells. Simply spending some money instead of investing in
hours of hacking and refactoring to make things work for your own
special needs is sometimes.... well, more expensive in other ways.

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