[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Repo browser: URL always starts "file://" not "svn://"

From: Steve-ukda <stevew_at_essex.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 07:21:27 -0700 (PDT)

Kurt,

Thanks my friend, that was absolutely spot on.

Regards
Steve

Kurt Pruenner wrote:
>
> Steve-ukda wrote:
>> I read somewhere that it is recommended to use the svn:// protocol
>> instead
>> of file:// for multiple users to access a central repository. Maybe I am
>> misunderstanding something in that, or maybe it was an incorrect
>> recommendation. Does anyone have any advice on this?
>
> No, that recommendation is perfectly fine. A file:// URL should only be
> used in a single-user situation with a repository on a local drive (i.e.
> not on a server) anyway...
>
> If you go to your working copy and bring up the repo browser it will
> default to the URL you used to check out your working copy in the first
> place; that's also the URL (and communication method) that will be used
> for all other operations you do.
>
> So if you checked out a file:// URL (which can be checked by bringing up
> the Explorer's properties dialog for the WC folder and switching to the
> Subversion tab) you should either throw your working copy away and do
> another checkout with the corresponding svn:// URL or use the relocate
> command from the context menu to change the file:// to a svn:// URL -
> but make sure it's the exact same location in the exact same repository
> or Bad Things(TM) may happen...
>
> --
> Kurt Bernhard Pruenner --- Haendelstrasse 17 --- 4020 Linz --- Austria
> .......It might be written "Mindfuck", but it's spelt "L-A-I-N".......
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: users-help_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
>
>
>

-- 
View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/Repo-browser%3A-URL-always-starts-%22file%3A--%22-not-%22svn%3A--%22-tp20186233p20188711.html
Sent from the tortoisesvn - users mailing list archive at Nabble.com.
---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
Received on 2008-10-27 15:21:37 CET

This is an archived mail posted to the TortoiseSVN Users mailing list.