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Re: Relocate broken?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 19:56:10 -0500

On Jul 31, 2008, at 12:18, Robert Dailey wrote:

> I recently posted about a problem I was having with SVN to the TSVN
> mailing list. I'm forwarding that conversation to this mailing list
> at the request of Stefan. He said I should probably check with you
> guys to see why this was a problem.
> Forwarded conversation
> Subject: Relocate broken?
> ------------------------
> From: Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com>
> Date: Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 4:18 PM
> To: "TortoiseSVN [dev]" <dev_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org>
> Hi,
> I was previously hosting a repository named "svn" on a Windows
> server using OpenCollab's installer, which sets up an svnserve
> service for you. My repository used to be accessed via svn://
> myserver/svn
> I now switched to VisualSVN Server 1.5.1 (The previous was using
> 1.5) and copied the repository over to the new directory for
> repositories. My repo also renamed from 'svn' to 'vfxrepo' . So
> now, the URL is: http://myserver:1337/svn/vfxrepo
> When I try to do a relocate, it says "relocate can only change the
> repository part of an url". I'm not sure why. Can someone explain
> this?
> ----------
> From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 1:04 AM
> To: dev_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> The comment in the Subversion code mentions:
> "We can't relocate beyond the repository root, but the user is allowed
> to specify a redundant part of the fs path in from and to, but only
> if this part is identical in both strings."
> Not sure why this is, but you might want to report this on the
> Subversion mailing list.

Subversion seems to think you are trying to change both the
repository part of the path and the part of the path that's within
the repository.

Show us "svn info" on your old working copy that you want to
relocate, and on a new working copy freshly checked out from the
moved repository.

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Received on 2008-08-01 02:57:02 CEST

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