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Re: Tortoise svn - how to chnage target repository

From: Felix Saphir <felix.saphir_at_kantarmedia.de>
Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2011 11:00:48 +0100

Am 04.02.2011 09:54, schrieb Adam Kornicki:
> I have a problem - I have a repository using VisualSVN server. I have
> updated some project to the repository using tortoise svn as client.
> But then I deleted the repository form the server and wanted to make
> a new one. Unfortunately I don't know how I can change the target
> repository in Tortoise SVN. I tried using every option I get but I
> got an error usually saying that UUID doesn't match. How can I change
> the target repository? I even tried uninstalling Tortoise and
> deleting any files that can be related to that, but after installing
> again the folders are still 'attached' to the same old non-existing
> repository. Can any one help? I am using windows 7.

The repository UUID is stored inside the working copy, so it doesn't
matter if you reinstalled TortoiseSVN or not.

You can change the URL a working copy is "attached to" with the relocate
command, but as far as I know the new repository location must have a
different name.

In the worst case you'll have to get a fresh working copy from your new
repository.

Felix

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