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Re: "switch --relocate" and externals

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-08-20 23:02:32 CEST

"Phil Endecott" <spam_from_subversion_users@chezphil.org> writes:
> I have just switched a working copy from http to https access using
> "svn switch --relocate". This worked as expected. However, I have
> just remembered that there's an "svn external" in there pointing to
> another part of the same repository which needs to change too. How
> should I proceed?
>
> I imagine that I may need to "svn switch --relocate" from inside the
> external, and also use "svn propedit" to change the external
> definition itself. Do I need to do both? If so, in which order? I
> have uncommitted changes in the working copy, which I can no longer
> commit to the old http: URL.

Try propediting locally after you switch, then run update? (I'm not
positive that will work; some experimentation may be necessary.)

> (Of course, allowing relative URLs of some sort in externals would
> make this less of an issue... I don't suppose that's been implemented
> while I wasn't looking, has it?)

Yes, relative externals would be great!

   http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1336

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