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From Konstantin Kolinko <knst.koli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [OT] Moving files between projects in svn
Date Fri, 01 Sep 2017 09:10:37 GMT
2017-09-01 0:42 GMT+03:00 Christopher Schultz <chris@christopherschultz.net>:
>
> Mark,
>
> On 8/31/17 5:38 PM, Mark Thomas wrote:
>> On 31/08/17 22:13, Christopher Schultz wrote:
>>> All,
>>>
>>> I've got a subversion repository with multiple "projects" similar
>>> to how ASF has their set up: each project gets a top-level
>>> directory, then /trunk, /tags, and /branches below each of those
>>> top-levels.
>>>
>>> I'd like to merge two of my projects together, and I can only
>>> see three options:
>>>
>>> 1. Check out the entire repository and "svn mv" individual
>>> files/directories between the projects in the working copy, then
>>> do a single commit.
>>>
>>> 2. Do an "svn mv project-url-A project-url-b/temp" and then move
>>> the files around within the working copy of project-url-b to get
>>> them where I want them.
>>>
>>> This will create at least two commits, where the first commit
>>> creates a bit of a not-sane state with regard to project-b, but
>>> isn't the worst thing that could happen.
>>>
>>> 3. Do individual "svn mv" operations on each of the files and
>>> directories I want to move as URLs (i.e. not using the
>>> working-copy). This will create many commits where the state of
>>> project-B is potentially broken.
>>>
>>> Are there any other ways of doing this that I haven't thought of?
>>> I'd really like to have a single commit that goes from these
>>> projects being separate to them being unified without breaking
>>> any builds or doing any "temp" funny business like I have in
>>> option 2 above.
>>
>> 1. but with a sparse checkout so you only checkout the projects you
>> want to merge?
>
> Sounds perfect. Thanks for the pointer. :)

+1

For sake of completeness, there is also a tool called "svnmucc",
which nowadays is included with standard svn distribution.

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.8/svn.ref.svnmucc.re.html

It can perform several move operations in the same commit.

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko

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