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From gyanendra ojha <ojhagyanend...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Svn branching issue
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2016 18:10:27 GMT
Ok so u mean ..there is no way out for this..no solution

On 7 Nov 2016 23:37, "Eric Johnson" <eric@tibco.com> wrote:

> On 11/7/16 9:58 AM, gyanendra ojha wrote:
>
>> hi eric,
>>
>>         that is the issue, new branch created from old location is
>> having the old path in svn log,i want it to point it to newly
>> created branch path
>>
>>         for example there is svn old branch //depot/a/a.txt
>>
>>         now if i create branch //depot/b from old branch
>>
>>         it will have a.txt in b branch..but when i go to
>> //depot/b/a.txt and at GUI of SVN..do right click and select
>>         show log option..it shows history of changes done in a.txt but
>>         in path section it still shows //depot/a/a.txt instead of
>> //depot/b/a.txt..now if old branch gets deleted..this history
>>         will be irrelevant for me
>>
>
> As I said I in my previous response, you should review info on peg &
> operative revisions.
>
> Also, even if you delete //depot/a/ , the history of //depot/a persists,
> it is just not accessible when "peg" revision is "HEAD".
>
>>
>> requirement is to move a/a.txt to new location b/a.txt with
>> history retained and that history should have changes pointing
>>         to new location b/a.txt not a/a.txt
>>
>
> With Subversion, you cannot have the history changes pointing to the new
> location after your move, because that would not reflect the actual
> history! That would be re-writing history as if folder "a" never existed.
>
> Eric.
>
>>
>>         i hope now u understand my issue
>>
>> On Mon, Nov 7, 2016 at 10:42 PM, Eric Johnson <eric@tibco.com <mailto:
>> eric@tibco.com>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>     On 11/6/16 10:26 PM, gyanendra ojha wrote:
>>
>>
>>         Hi,
>>
>>         I was assigned a task to move a branch or folder to different
>>         location in svn
>>
>>         Making sure that history of the old branch is retained and not
>>         lost
>>
>>         I was able to do it and history was showing in even new branch
>>
>>         But my problem is that when i do svn log in new branch
>>         location..it shows me path still of old branch
>>
>>
>>     The old location is part of the history of the folder. As new
>>     changes appear in the new location, those changes will show the
>>     new path. Older changes that happened in the older location will
>>     show the old path.
>>
>>     Perhaps you're using something other than the command line client?
>>     Perhaps the UI is making this confusing?
>>
>>     svn log has a "--stop-on-copy" option that will show you the
>>     history of the changes only in the current location.
>>
>>         I want history for this new branch to change as per new branch
>>         path..so that even in case the old branch gets deleted..i
>>         might be able to view the changes showing in svn log by going
>>         to the path
>>
>>     Subversion will not lose your older changes, even if you delete
>>     the old path. All that deleting the old path does is remove the
>>     reference to the contents for current and future versions of the
>>     parent folder. Older versions of the parent folder still contain
>>     the older version of the child folder.
>>
>>     You might benefit from understanding the difference between the
>>     "peg" and "operative" versions.
>>
>>     http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.7/svn.advanced.pegrevs.html
>>     <http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.7/svn.advanced.pegrevs.html>
>>
>>     Eric.
>>
>>
>>
>

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