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

From: Frans Englich <frans.englich_at_telia.com>
Date: 2005-06-17 14:55:22 CEST

On Thursday 16 June 2005 19:09, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> 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
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=937
>
> 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"?

And so is done:

http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2337

Cheers,

                Frans

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