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RE: RE: Changing the name of the server?

From: Josef Karthauser <joe.karthauser_at_geomerics.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 15:42:39 -0000

No, I didn't notice that J Thanks, exactly what I was looking for.


Ta, Joe


From: Fouts Christopher (QNA RTP PT PREV)
Sent: 08 February 2008 15:17
To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Subject: RE: Changing the name of the server?


Have you tried the Relocate... function?



        From: Josef Karthauser [mailto:joe.karthauser_at_geomerics.com]
        Sent: Friday, February 08, 2008 10:14 AM
        To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
        Subject: Changing the name of the server?

        How do I change the name of the server for checked out files?
I imagined that I could just switch my source from:








        however Tortoise refuses to let me shoot myself in the foot :/,
so I'm currently editing the '.svn/entries' files by hand.


        Whilst I realise that in general this is a bad thing to do,
there are cases where it is necessary - for instance server A is being
replaced by server B, and the repository is moving locations. In this
case it is a severe restriction to require users to check out everything
again, and then apply their uncommitted patches to the source checked
out from the new place. It should be possible to just change the name
of the checked out server somehow.


        How do other folks do this?


Received on 2008-02-08 16:44:09 CET

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