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

From: Tom Tromey <tromey_at_redhat.com>
Date: 2002-09-21 00:28:58 CEST

[ Warning: lurker post ]

>> If this is a rare operation, perhaps it could exist as an obscure flag
>> to the svn switch command.

Karl> I think people will have to do it often enough that it's worth
Karl> supporting directly. CVS doesn't have this command, and the result is
Karl> that it gets independently reinvented as a script all the time, with
Karl> predictably inconsistent quality.

I use `cvschroot', part of one of the two cvsutils packages (one by
Alexandre Oliva and one by Pavel Roskin). I've used it more than a
few times. So, this does happen.

If you've never looked at cvsutils (or cvs-utils, the other one :-),
it is worth doing. They both provide useful functionality that
complements cvs, and I use utilities from both packages every day.

It's always been my hope that subversion, eventually, would eliminate
the need for add-on packages, especially packages that exist just to
fill in little holes which cvs has left.

One of those projects is on red-bean.com. The other is on
subversions.gnu.org.

Tom

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