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Re: svn switch to move between servers

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2002-09-17 19:57:12 CEST

Justin Erenkrantz <jerenkrantz@apache.org> writes:

> I thought 'svn switch' should only change the URLs not the files. My
> working copy (in its entirety) should now point at the new URL.

At the very least one has to change the text-base and prop-base, and
update the checksums in the entries file, otherwise nothing further
will work.

> Then,
> I can do svn update/checkout/etc to the new repos. I'm not clear on
> why it should perform an implicit update.

If I switch a working copy with no modifications do you want all the
files for which the text-base changes to become status modified? The
current behaviour, updating the wc files by doing a three-way merge,
seems sensible to me.

Philip Martin
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Received on Tue Sep 17 19:57:51 2002

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