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From Johan Corveleyn <>
Subject Re: SVN copy multiple files
Date Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:00:34 GMT
Sorry, I misread your question (I read --parents instead of --targets
... must have my eyes checked ;-).


On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 2:38 PM, Campbell, Nina
<> wrote:
> Thanks for your response. I am already handling the intermediate directories, the issue
I'm having is copying multiple files to a URL in the same revision without having to put all
of their paths on the command line. Sorry if I was unclear! (I mentioned --targets as an example
because it allows the user to operate on a single file containing all of the desired files'
> Cheers.
> From: Johan Corveleyn []
>> 'svn copy' does have a --parents option (introduced in 1.8 or 1.9, I'm not sure):
>> [[[
>> C:\>svn help copy
>> copy (cp): Copy files and directories in a working copy or repository.
>> usage: copy SRC[@REV]... DST
>>   SRC and DST can each be either a working copy (WC) path or URL:
>>    WC  -> WC:   copy and schedule for addition (with history)
>>     WC  -> URL:  immediately commit a copy of WC to URL
>>     URL -> WC:   check out URL into WC, schedule for addition
>>     URL -> URL:  complete server-side copy;  used to branch and tag
>>   All the SRCs must be of the same type. When copying multiple sources,
>>   they will be added as children of DST, which must be a directory.
>>   --parents                : make intermediate directories
>> ]]]

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