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Re: [PATCH] Make vanilla switch capable of changing the repository root

From: Vlad Georgescu <vgeorgescu_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2008 18:46:29 +0300

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 6:08 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> Vlad Georgescu wrote:
>> There are valid uses of --relocate that switch wouldn't cover:
>> relocating without updating, changing the scheme part of the URL, etc.
> You've this a couple of times, but I don't understand the reasoning -- why
> can you newly spiced up switch code change the hostname and the repository
> root URL but *not* change the scheme part? Is it because do perform a real
> switch you have to still be able to communicate with (or about) both the
> current and new "location", and our RA layer doesn't let you span schemes
> like that or something?

Oh, it can, I was just pointing out that:

svn sw --relocate http https

is easier than:

svn sw https://long/path/to/repo/

So that's one thing that --relocate does a bit better than the new switch would.

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