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Re: relocate doesn't check arguments - may screw up working copy

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-05-13 18:01:47 CEST

On Thu, 2004-05-13 at 10:59, SteveKing wrote:

> I was wondering why the --relocate command needs two URL's. The command
> needs to be executed inside a working copy so it knows where to start -
> so why does it need a "from" URL? It could read that URL from the
> working copy - or am I completely wrong here?

Because --relocate is just running a mindless textual substitution,
something like s/X/Y/ on each URL. You need to specify X and Y.

X might be "http://" and Y might be "svn://". Or X might be
"http://oldhostname" and Y might be "http://newhostname". Or X might be
"http://host/oldreposlocation" and Y might be

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