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Re: Switched flag bug?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 11:14:03 -0600

Also, this is a question about SVNKit, which is a separate project
from Subversion -- it's a 100% java "clone" of Subversion, and has its
own mailing list and support channels. (See
http://svnkit.com/support.html) This list can only diagnose problems
with the original Subversion C libraries.

On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 5:00 PM, Bert Huijben <rhuijben_at_open.collab.net> wrote:
> 2008/12/18 Hale,Katherine <halek_at_oclc.org>:
>> OS: Windows XP 32-bit
>> Eclipse: 3.3.2
>> Subversion Client Adapter: 1.5.2
>> Subclipse: 1.4.7
>> JavaHL: 1.5.4.1
>> SVNKit Client Adapater: 1.5.4
>> SVNKit Library: 1.2.5297
>>
>> When I switch a folder to a different branch (from /trunk/* to
>> /branches/RB_1.49/* for example), the flag for "switched" is still set to
>> false. It seems to me this was working in the past, although it's not a
>> feature I use often so I can't report exactly when. In every other way
>> except the flag, it appears the switch was successful. Is it bug worthy,
>> however?
>
> Hi,
>
> I think this question is better answered at
> users_at_subversion.tigris.org as I don't think this is a bug in your
> example.
>
> Did you switch the root of your workingcopy or some directory below the root?
>
> The switched state is only valid on items below the point where you
> start looking. When you switched the root itself, subversion sees the
> directory of a checkout of the new location (and not switched).
>
> You should see the S on subversion in the following scenario:
> $ svn co http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/trunk trunk
> $ cd trunk
> $ svn switch http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/branches/1.5.x/subversion
> subversion
> $ svn st
> S subversion
>
> But when you directly call status on the subversion directory as in
> $ svn st subversion
> You see no switched status, as you don't look at it via the parent.
>
> Bert
>>
>> Katherine Hale, x5162
>> Sogeti Web Applications Developer
>
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