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Re: Usability: misleading message when switching to a foreign repository

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-06-16 21:09:29 CEST

Frans Englich <frans.englich@telia.com> writes:
> From what I understand, SVN does not support switching a part of a working
> directory to a repository different from the current working directory. When
> one attempts to do, one gets this message:
> (svn switch file:///myRepository myWorkingDir)
> svn: No such revision 425753
> A user-oriented message would be productive. From the top of my head, I
> suggest a message such as:
> SVN does not support switching a working copy to a respository other than the
> current working copy's repository.
> (Should I file a bug?)
> Of course, the possibility to switch across repositories is of high interest.

This is related to the solution to


although they're not exactly the same problem.

I think filing an enhancement request would be a good idea, yes. Can
you make sure to point to this thread, and refer to "issue #937"?


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