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Re: Newbie Question

From: Gary Thomas <gary_at_mlbassoc.com>
Date: 2006-08-31 16:28:24 CEST

Ernest L. Williams Jr. wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 19:25 +1200, Gavin Lambert wrote:
>> Quoth Ernest L. Williams Jr. <mailto:ernesto@ornl.gov>:
>>> (1) I need to be able to do a svn update on a project that
>>> someone on my team has already checkout. The problem: Their username
>>> is stored in ".svn"
>>> How did we handle this in CVS, well it was easy: cvs -d $CVSROOT
>>> update
>>> How do we make this happen in SVN?
>>> I tried svn update --username williams but it still prompted
>>> me for my colleague's password. By the way I am using svn+ssh.
>> If you just hit enter when it asks for a password, then it should ask
>> for a username as well.
> Because we are using svn+ssh here is what happens:
> [williams@ics-srv-phy1 svn-xaldev]$ svn update
> tap@ics-srv01's password
> The url that my colleague used to checkout a working copy has his
> username there. Again, in CVS we were able to override this by
> specifying cvs -d <my CVSROOT> update
> So, how can we do something similar with SVN.

You should be able to fix this by doing 'svn switch --relocate '
which will change the repository information for your tree. Then
you can run 'svn update'

Gary Thomas                 |  Consulting for the
MLB Associates              |    Embedded world
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