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Re: svn switch to move between servers

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-09-18 13:41:09 CEST

Nuutti Kotivuori <naked@iki.fi> writes:

> New command or flag to the 'switch', doesn't matter to me. I've
> personally run into this very same problem as well - when the hostname
> changed for my repository.

Yes, either one.

> Oh BTW, I'm probably missing something major, but - why can't we
> switch to a new repository without first contacting the old one? I
> mean - we have the old text bases, we have our local edits - and then
> we are getting the new text baseses - can't we just "normally" merge
> the local edits into the new text-bases and be happy with it? Or maybe
> there is a case where switching is not equivalent to checking out a
> new working copy and doing 'svn diff | patch' from the old to the new?

A switch is a more generalized version of an update.

All updates compare two URLs@revs, and apply changes to your working copy.

If one of the URLs no longer exists, then this process won't work.

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