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Re: Change repository information of checked out working copy

From: <johann.petrak_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-31 15:51:38 CEST

Great!
svn --relocate OLDURL NEWURL .
from within the repository seemed to have worked fine!
Thank you a lot!

Johann

PS: Thank you Lars for suggesting TortoiseSVN, but I am using Linux :)

On 3/31/06, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Hmm. Yes, it does! I assume that is what TortoiseSVN is using. From the
> manual.
>
> 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.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Lars Heineken <lars.heineken@disimage.com>
> *To:* users@subversion.tigris.org
> *Sent:* Friday, March 31, 2006 8:28 AM
> *Subject:* RE: Change repository information of checked out working copy
>
> TortoiseSVN features a "relocate" command that does that. Isn't there
> something similar in subversion as well ?
>
> -----Original Message-----
> *From:* Nico Kadel-Garcia [mailto:nkadel@comcast.net]
> *Sent:* Friday, March 31, 2006 3:25 PM
> *To:* johann.petrak@gmail.com; users@subversion.tigris.org
> *Subject:* Re: Change repository information of checked out working copy
>
> 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 15:53:09 2006

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