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

From: Nuutti Kotivuori <naked_at_iki.fi>
Date: 2002-09-22 02:30:41 CEST

Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Fri, 2002-09-20 at 19:03, Nuutti Kotivuori wrote:
>> Though ofcourse I won't care one bit if it's 'svn relocate http://'
>> or 'svn switch --really-only-rewrite-the-damn-urls http://' (even
>> though it has very little to do with 'svn switch' semantics).
>
> After thinking about this, I don't agree that relocate has very
> little to do with "svn switch" semantics, actually. The result of
> "svn relocate" is exactly the same as the result of "svn switch"
> when there are no content differences between the old repository
> location/version and the new one. The only problem is that the old
> repository is presumed inaccessible, so instead of going and
> fetching the differences and doing an update, the user wants to
> assert that there are no changes. That sounds like a flag, to me.

Well I'm just repeating what other have said to me like a
parrot. "Switch is like update, update is a subset of
switch". "Switching and updating both consist of comparing differences
between revisions and applying changes to the working copy".

You are right, it does sound like a flag - I'm happy with a flag.

-- Naked

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