Craig's Subversion Notes

Reference:

Properties:

(List properties)
% svn proplist main.c
Properties on 'main.c':
  svn:keywords
  svn:eol-style

(Get properties)
% svn propget svn:keywords main.c
Author Date Id Revision

(Set ignored file list)
% svn propedit svn:ignore .

(Set keywords)
% svn propset svn:keywords 'Author Date Id Revision' main.c

(Set end of line style)
(Note: incompatible with configure scripts generated by autoconf 2.62)
% svn propset svn:eol-style native main.c

(Set executable)
% svn propset svn:executable '*' install-sh

Initial creation:

(local)
% svnadmin create --fs-type fsfs /usr/src/svn/project
% svn mkdir file:///usr/src/svn/project/trunk -m ''
% svn mkdir file:///usr/src/svn/project/branches -m ''
% svn mkdir file:///usr/src/svn/project/tags -m ''

Initial checkout:

(HTTP)
% svn checkout http://svn.icir.org/bro/trunk/bro bro-svn

(SSH)
% svn checkout svn+ssh://fred@nosuch.xyz/usr/src/svn/project/trunk project

(local)
% svn checkout file:///usr/src/svn/project/trunk project

Diff:

(context)
% svn diff -r70:72 main.c

(straight)
% svn diff --diff-cmd diff --extensions --normal -r70:72 main.c

(whitespace)
% svn diff --diff-cmd diff --extensions '--normal -i' -r70:72 main.c

(whitespace and ignore case)
% svn diff --diff-cmd diff --extensions '--normal -iw' -r70:72 main.c

Tagging:

% svn copy file:///usr/src/svn/project/trunk \
    file:///usr/src/svn/project/release-1.3 -m "release-1.3"

Edit a log message:

(Enable on the repo system)
% cd /usr/src/svn/project/hooks && \
    cp -pi pre-revprop-change.tmpl pre-revprop-change && \
    chmod +x pre-revprop-change

(Edit last commited version)
% svn propedit -rHEAD --revprop svn:log

(Edit in a working copy)
% svn propedit -r58 --revprop svn:log

(Edit on the repo system)
% svn propedit -r58 --revprop svn:log \
    file:///usr/src/svn/project

(Edit from a different host)
% svn propedit -r58 --revprop svn:log \
    svn+ssh://fred@nosuch.xyz/usr/src/svn/project

Revision dates:

svn log -r '{2012-01-19}'
svn log -r '{16:00:00}'

.subversion/config:

(Don't forward ssh creds, X11 or ports)
ssh = ssh -ax -o clearallforwardings=yes

(Default svn keywords)
*.c = svn:eol-style=native;svn:keywords=Author Date Id Revision
*.h = svn:eol-style=native;svn:keywords=Author Date Id Revision

Switch the repository root:

% svn switch --relocate \
    file:///usr/src/svn/apache24-conf \
    file:///usr/src/svn/crd-apache24-conf

Undelete a file:

First find the revision you want;

% svn log -v | more
Then copy the file into your working tree:

% svn copy file:///usr/src/svn/project/trunk/test.c/@666 test2.c
% svn copy svn+ssh://nosuch.xyz/svn/project/trunk/test.c/@666 test2.c

Miscellaneous:

% svn update
% svn commit
% svn status
% svn info

RCS and CVS to SVN:

RCS:


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