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Re: Cached links to old reposotory location

From: John Nolan <johnnonolan_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: 2007-06-19 15:43:03 CEST

Here's what happened.

We have serveral repositories I'll call them repoA, repoB, repoC on our server.

RepoA was stored at C:\Reporoot\
RepoB was stored at C:\Reporoot\Repositories\RepoB\
RepoC was stored at C:\Reporoot\Repositories\RepoC\

I wanted to standardise our repositories and so physically moved all folders and files from C:\Reporoot\ to C:\Reporoot\Repositories\RepoA\

So SVNServe can see both locations. As Svnserve's root was pointed at C:\Reporoot which was the original location for RepoA.

I'm confused its a server problem as I can commit folder files and my colleague can't.

----- Original Message ----
From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn@googlemail.com>
To: users@tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Sent: Tuesday, 19 June, 2007 2:08:43 PM
Subject: Re: Cached links to old reposotory location

On 19/06/07, John Nolan <johnnonolan@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>
>
> "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)."
>
> Those were my thoughts... I've relocated the working copies and updated the
> externals.
>
> I even got a fresh WC from the repository on my collegaues machine made the
> changes and still got the commit error when commiting from the folder
> level...

Sounds like a server config error then. Just to be clear, you
physically moved the repository folder to a new location, as opposed
to creating a new location inside the same repository and moving the
project there?

Does svnserve know about the new location? Presumably it can't also
see the old location?

Simon

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