[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: Stumped on switch relocate

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 17:43:45 -0500

On Mar 28, 2008, at 17:12, Victor Stone wrote:

> Using 1.4.3 I'm getting the dreaded "Relocate can only change the
> repository part of an URL" when doing switch --relocate
> I've looked through the source and found this error message exactly
> once in libsvn_wc/relocate.c and can't figure what it could be.
> I have no extra path information (which would be stripped off in the
> function mentioned above anyway) and I've verified that my 'from' URL
> is the exact same URL as that in .svn/entries file. I'm assuming it's
> failing right at the root because it's entries file is not being
> re-written.
> One special note: before I tried doing this at the root I cd'd into a
> leaf node of the project and performed the 'relocate' command there
> and it worked (!) which gave me confidence to try it at the root,
> where I started getting the error. I have since tried it in another
> leaf node and it failed again.

Please give us more information:

What is the old and new URL of the repository?

What does "svn info" show in the working copy?

Can you reproduce this problem in a clean environment? If so, can you
give us a reproduction recipe for this issue (beginning with creating
the empty repository)?

To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscribe_at_subversion.tigris.org
For additional commands, e-mail: users-help_at_subversion.tigris.org
Received on 2008-03-28 23:44:45 CET

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.

This site is subject to the Apache Privacy Policy and the Apache Public Forum Archive Policy.