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Re: Lost my repository, had to reinstall from backup to a different location/protocol

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-09 19:32:43 CET

On 3/9/07, Jim Lynch <jimlynch1@gmail.com> wrote:
> I had been putting off moving my repositories from a ssh+svn access mode to
> one that would accommodate access from more than just me so when the system
> was destroyed I reloaded the repositories and put them under svnserver
> control. On my dev system I have modifications that didn't get into the
> repositories before the destruction. I know I can remove all the .svn files
> and directories, check out the repository somewhere else, do something like
> an rsync or find/cpio to replace the changed files and check the mods back
> in. I've done that before and I know it works.
> Is there another way of telling svn that I'd like to check this into a
> different repository? A simple svn ci complains that the repository can't
> be accessed, of course.

No need to touch your .svn directories - it's an easy way to hose your
working copy.

Use svn switch --relocate <NEWURL>

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