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Re: Cached links to old reposotory location

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-06-19 14:44:06 CEST

On 19/06/07, John Nolan <johnnonolan@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Got a small but annoying probem with a repository here and I wonder if
> anyone has any ideas.
> I've recently moved a repository from //myrepository/ to
> //myrepository/newlocation and when my colleague now comes to commit his WC
> folder he gets the message unable to open repositiory svn://myrepository.
> However if he tries to commit the files indvidually he is able to. The
> project uses externals and the locations of these are updated to point at
> the new location of the repository. I seem to be able to commit files and
> folders without any problems at all. So I assume there is an issue with his
> environment. Has anybody come across anything like this before, I have done
> a search within this list and cannot find a solution.

When you move a repository you have to
1. use the 'Relocate' command on all working copies that refer to that repo.
2. update any svn:externals references that point to the old location.

It sounds as if you have done (2) but not (1).


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Received on Tue Jun 19 14:44:06 2007

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