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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 19:02:33 +0300

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 6:55 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> Vlad Georgescu wrote:
>> 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
> That works?! I would have expected an instant error: 'http' is not URL.

Yep. --relocate lets you replace an arbitrary prefix of the repo URL.

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