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From Branko ─îibej <>
Subject Re: Import manually versioned files
Date Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:32:32 GMT
On 21.12.2016 09:46, Stefan Hett wrote:
> On 12/20/2016 10:54 PM, Tim Erickson wrote:
>> We are installing Subversion on one of our servers for the first
>> time. We have been manually versioning files via a simple directory
>> structure by keeping a version/date directory under the source. This
>> is where we keep old source code. When importing the repository for
>> the first time, is there a way to import all the old source with the
>> current source in a way that it will look like Subversion was
>> actually doing the versioning all along?
> Shouldn't be much work to write a custom script copying over the files
> from your older folders successively over the new files and do
> according svn add/del/ci calls for each version.
> I'm not aware of an existing tool/script doing precisely what you need,

This is the closest I know of:

> but it should not be more than a few hours workto write one, I guess.

... and a couple days to debug it :)

-- Brane

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