[arch-projects] [PATCH] archrelease: call 'svn copy' once for all files

Dan McGee dan at archlinux.org
Thu Sep 8 17:38:28 EDT 2011

We don't need to invoke svn copy on each file; it accepts multiple
arguments. This cut Allan's time releasing one patch-friendly package
from 5 minutes to 2 minutes.

Signed-off-by: Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org>
 archrelease |    5 ++---
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/archrelease b/archrelease
index 2f6a563..7bb4c8a 100755
--- a/archrelease
+++ b/archrelease
@@ -52,9 +52,8 @@ for tag in "$@"; do
 		svn add --parents -q "repos/$tag"
-	for file in "${known_files[@]}"; do
-		svn copy -q -r HEAD "$trunk/$file" "repos/$tag/"
-	done
+	# copy all files at once from trunk to the subdirectory in repos/
+	svn copy -q -r HEAD ${known_files[@]/#/$trunk/} "repos/$tag/"
 	echo 'done'

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