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Re: [TSVN] Cannot replace a directory from within

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2005-10-11 17:06:32 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:
> kblists@wintec.co.uk wrote:
>> We recently reorganised some old projects, to move to the /HEAD /tags
>> type layout. To do this we used the repository browser to move the
>> project under a new folder call HEAD and then relocated the copy on the
> BIG mistake! Never relocate your working copy if the DNS name or IP of
> your server hasn't changed. You must use 'switch' instead.
> Didn't you read the messagebox explicitely telling you *not* to use
> relocate?

Strictly it is the URL of the repository root which is critical rather
than the server. If the repo root moves to a different URL on the same
server (maybe you renamed the repo) you still have to relocate, yes?

If the project moves within the *same* repository (as happened here),
then you need to use 'switch'.

Maybe I will clarify that a bit more in the docs.


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Received on Tue Oct 11 16:09:11 2005

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