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Re: Checksum error after Restore from Dump and svn switch --relocate

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2004-12-05 00:20:56 CET

Scott Palmer wrote:
> On Dec 3, 2004, at 2:35 PM, Max Bowsher wrote:
>
>> Jan Mönnich wrote:
>>> --- 8< ------------ 8< ------------ 8< ------------ 8< ------------ 8<
>>> --------- d:test/tools> svn switch --relocate
>>> svn://hedwig/developer/trunk/java/tools
>>> svn://hedwig/developer3/branches/trading_5_3_nv/java/tools .
>>
>> You relocated from one in-repos path (trunk) to another
>> (branches/trading_5_3_nv). Thats *very* bad. It's guaranteed to break
>> your WC.
>>
>> Ma.x
>>
>
> Could you explain this restriction? I was under the impression that I
> should do exactly that if I reorganize the repository and need to point
> an existing WC to the new location.

"svn switch" and "svn switch --relocate" are *VERY* different. (In
retrospect, they should have been two different subcommands.) Run "svn
switch --help" for an explanation.

Max.

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