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Re: Noob has it fubar'd - any hope?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-04-05 08:13:45 CEST

On Apr 4, 2007, at 16:23, Nick Stolwijk wrote:

> Working copies and repositories can be freely moved or deleted,
> without Subversion noticing it. Mind, if you move your repository,
> your working copy obvious can't find it any more. You can redirect
> your working copy back to your moved repository with "svn switch".
> The "Magic" of Subversion is all in the .svn directories in your
> working copy. Try "svn info" on a directory, there you see the URL/
> path to the repository. Then take a look in the .svn/entry file,
> you'll see exactly the same there. It's all in your mind, uhh, .svn
> directory. No outside knowledge required.

We're getting a bit off-topic from the OP's question, but to relink a
working copy with a moved repository, you would use "svn switch --
relocate", not "svn switch", which does something quite different.
(It switches a working copy to a different path within a repository.)

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Received on Thu Apr 5 08:14:22 2007

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