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Re: How to relocate source repos for svnsync?[RESOLVED]

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.co.il>
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2008 07:13:40 +0300 (Jerusalem Daylight Time)

Liu Yubao wrote on Thu, 29 May 2008 at 10:43 +0800:
> Eric Brayet wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > A simple way to relocate a svnsync-ed repository is to change the
> > revision property of the mirror that stores the source repository's URL.
> > Just use this command:
> >
> > svn propset svn:sync-from-url --revprop -r 0 <NEW_SOURCE_URL> <MIRROR_URL>
> >
> > I am not a subscriber of the list, so could you please manage to post
> > this solution as an answer to your original question ?
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Eric B.
> >
> In fact I tried this at the beginning, it didn't work for me,
> svnsync complained "svnsync: Malformed URL for repository".
> I use svnsync v1.4.4 (r25188) distributed by Ubuntu 7.10.
> (see http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?listName=users&msgNo=77710)
> I checked svn 1.5.0 beta1 on Windows just now, it surprised
> me `svn ps` did work but `svn pe` didn't! Then I realize
> the cause is Vim appends an newline character to the <NEW_SOURCE_URL>
> when I use `svn pe`, stupid mistake:-(
> Thank you very much! I'll send a copy to svn-dev mail list too, hope somebody
> there can add the solution to the FAQ or even better add a 'relocate' sub command
> to svnsync.

I think it's reasonable to have this command in the FAQ. (It's not
documented in the book or the FAQ.) Could you write the FAQ entry and
submit it as a patch against the FAQ source (faq.html in



> Best regards,
> Liu Yubao

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