[svk-devel] How can I re-mirror and maintain my local branches?

Stig Brautaset stig at brautaset.org
Fri Jan 12 03:35:12 EST 2007

On 11 Jan 2007, at 23:37, Kenneth Swanson wrote:

> Hi all.  I've been using SVK for awhile now, and it's great.   
> However, I
> have a problem caused by being stupid when I first started using SVK,
> and I was hoping someone might help me with it.
> When I first started using svk, I was working on a specific
> sub-directory in my work's SVN repository; so, I only mirrored that
> subdirectory, and not the whole SVN repository.  Now, however, I'm
> working with stuff in the whole repository, so I'd like to mirror  
> all of
> it.  The problem is that I've made some local branches off that inital
> mirror, and I'd like to keep those around, but associate them as  
> having
> been copied from the appropriate sub-directory in the new mirror I'll
> create.
> So, I guess what I'm asking is if there is a way to change where a
> depotpath is marked as having been copied from?

I don't think so.

> Any help would be
> appreciated.

Re-mirror, then merge the changes from your previous local branch to  
a sub-path in the new mirror. There are many ways you can achieve  
this -- you may uses 'svk patch', for example.


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