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RE: New Server Installation, Access File, and Auto-Props

From: Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_compacsort.com>
Date: 2005-12-02 07:11:17 CET

Quoth Res Pons <mailto:pons32@hotmail.com>:
> Is there a way or compromise where users can just stop
> activity, leave their current working folders intact, and
> on Monday they just point their SVN-clients to the new repo
> and everything magically resolves itself and all the
> repository urls in the hidden .svn subdirs magically get
> replaced with the new server url? Any ideas to make this
> easier for both of us; user and administratorwise?

Yep -- that's what svn switch --relocate is for. (Also accessible in
Tortoise via the Relocate command.)

You can't use this to switch a working copy to any other repository (or
even an older version of the same repository), but it will work fine if
you're switching to "the same repository, but in a different place".

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Received on Fri Dec 2 07:15:55 2005

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