Subversion Prolem b/c moved files

David Faure faure at
Wed May 11 11:48:34 BST 2005

On Wednesday 11 May 2005 12:22, Michael Brade wrote:
> On Wednesday 11 May 2005 10:42, Stephan Kulow wrote:
> > Am Mittwoch 11 Mai 2005 10:16 schrieb Dirk Mueller:
> > > All the KDE/ move breaks perfectly, so we could as well
> > > have skipped the whole conversion process and just imported the latest
> > > trunk into the SVN tree. Would have been as useful as it is now.
> >
> > What makes the KDE/ move different from any other svn move done after
> > the conversion?
> Not much. Just the little fact that the _whole_ KDE was moved, which means the 
> history for all of KDE is not easily accessible anymore. BTW, in CVS there 
> was no problem, because we copied the history to the new place as well.
> Maybe svn could be fixed to allow for earlier revisions to be used at the new 
> place, at least the diffs work there already. Maybe by adding a new switch to 
> svn update or so.

I think subversion-1.2 (almost out, it's in rc3 already) supports that; if I understood
correctly the peg-revision concept.

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