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Re: Recovering from a relocated repository

From: Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_cs.msu.su>
Date: 2002-12-27 10:27:09 CET

Milo Hyson wrote:
> Is there a simple command I can give svn to recover from a relocated
> repository? By relocated I mean that a sysadmin has changed the URL used
> to access it, but no modifications have been made to the contents.
>
> Here's my method:
>
> 1) Checkout a fresh copy of the appropriate revision(s) to a new working
> area.
> 2) Copy the old working files over the new ones.
> 3) Delete old working area.
>
> I'm not familiar with svn's internals, but it seems to me that the only
> issue is the cached copy of the URL in the .svn directory. Is there a
> command I can use to switch this to the new one without having to
> perform the above steps? I've checked the documentation and searched the
> lists, but didn't find anything.

I guess that

     http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=951

is what you're looking for. As you can see, it's not implemented yet....

- Volodya

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