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RE: svn switch to move between servers

From: Sander Striker <striker_at_apache.org>
Date: 2002-09-17 14:39:46 CEST

> From: sussman@collab.net [mailto:sussman@collab.net]
> Sent: 17 September 2002 14:19

> Timothee Besset <ttimo@idsoftware.com> writes:
>
> > I encountered something, I don't know if it's intended behaviour or an
> > oversight:
>
> Yes, it's intended behavior.
>
> Think about it: there's no way that 'svn switch' knows that the two
> URLs are really the same repository, or same location. 'svn switch',
> therefore, operates exactly the same way as 'svn update', 'svn merge',
> and 'svn diff': it compares two URLs, and applies the differences to
> your working copy.
>
> However, maybe the user might be able to give a hint here. Maybe some
> optional switch could be used to mean "just rewrite all of the urls
> within .svn/entries files, and do nothing else." What do others
> think?

+1. By using the --force flag?

Sander

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