Move xfce4-mailwatch-plugin to goodies?

Jannis Pohlmann info at
Mon Jul 10 14:14:53 CEST 2006

On Mon, 10 Jul 2006 13:34:45 +0200, Benedikt Meurer wrote:

> Jannis Pohlmann wrote:
> >>>would you mind if we moved the mailwatch plugin to the goodies
> >>>repository? I could import it and Benny could remove the directory
> >>>from the main repository unless you have the time to do that.
> >>
> >>Assuming you know how to do it so I don't lose commit history, feel
> >>free to do it yourself.  
> > 
> > I thought this would be easy, but apparently, it's more complex
> > than I assumed. From the SVN book:
> > 
> >   "Note that while it's okay for your working
> >    copy to reflect a mixture of repository locations, these
> > locations must all be within the same repository. Subversion
> > repositories aren't yet able to communicate with one another;
> > that's a feature planned beyond Subversion 1.0."
> > 
> > I tried copying as well as merging the URIs, but due to the reason
> > above, this did not work (copying would have kept the history).
> > Perhaps someone else knows how to do this (copy parts of repository
> > A into repository B without losing the history?
> You can dump and import using svadmin (see the SVN book). You will
> probably need to ask Auke to do the import.

You mean like this?
  svnadmin dump /var/svn/xfce > xfce.dump
  svnadmin load --parent-dir xfce4-mailwatch-plugin /var/svn/goodies

- Jannis
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