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Re: [PATCH] implement "svn relocate", a subcommand for frobbing the wc's urls.

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2002-09-20 20:30:40 CEST

On Fri, 2002-09-20 at 14:15, cmpilato@collab.net wrote:
> I echo this concern, though perhaps more like a bathroom's echo than a
> canyon's. :-) As an obscure feature, I imagine it will likely only be
> used by folks who can understand that level of how Subversion works.

The problem with giving command names to obscure features is that they
take up just as much room in "svn help" as the non-obscure commands. I
really don't want to see us go the way of Bitkeeper here.

> Use cases are good ones. Think about a developer with a laptop (like
> myself) who has to hit a repository via two different URLs depending
> on where his net connection is

This case seems better handled at the DNS layer, honestly.

I remain -0 on this command, though others are free to override that, of
course.

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