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RE: Change repository information of checked out working copy

From: Lars Heineken <lars.heineken_at_disimage.com>
Date: 2006-03-31 15:46:56 CEST

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I wrote a replay that Nicol Kadel-Garcia completed:
 
12 <http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-book.html#id283719> ] You
can, however, use svn switch with the --relocate switch if the URL of
your server changes and you don't want to abandon an existing working
copy. See the svn switch section in Chapter 9, Subversion Complete
Reference <http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn-book.html#svn.ref>
for more information and an example.
 
Regards,
 
Lars.

        -----Original Message-----
        From: johann.petrak@gmail.com [mailto:johann.petrak@gmail.com]
        Sent: Friday, March 31, 2006 3:42 PM
        To: Nico Kadel-Garcia
        Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
        Subject: Re: Change repository information of checked out
working copy
        
        
        The problem with this is that the working copy is quite large
and contains a lot of additional files that are not
        subversion managed (IDE project management files and others). So
the likelihood of making a mistake here is quite big.
        
        So there is no built-in recommended method to do this?
        
        I guess I will give hacking the entries file a try ... :)
        
        
        On 3/31/06, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@comcast.net> wrote:

                Don't. Check out a fresh copy, and copy all your
non-.svn directory files on top of the repository much like you were
doing an update of a vendor tarball tag. Then do an "svn status" and
"svn diff" to make sure your changes are what you think they are, and
work with that.
                

                        ----- Original Message -----
                        From: johann.petrak@gmail.com
                        To: users@subversion.tigris.org
                        Sent: Friday, March 31, 2006 8:11 AM
                        Subject: Change repository information of
checked out working copy

                        I have a checked out working copy but the
repository URL has been changed.
                        How can I make the working copy aware of the
changed repository location?
                        
                        It seems this is stored in the "entries" file
withing the .svn directory but
                        I am reluctant to touch anything there ...
                        
                        Johann
                        
Received on Fri Mar 31 15:48:20 2006

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