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Re: how to switch a WC back?

From: Daniel Becroft <djcbecroft_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 09:29:24 +1000

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 9:15 AM, Paul Maier <svn-user_at_web.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> a question about how to switch back a WC:
> I checked out a WC, and then switched some subdirectories to some other
> directories. I worked with that for a while, checked in, all fine.
> Now I want to switch my WC back.
> Can I automatically "un-switch" the WC?
> I mean: I could do a second switch and there I could manually specify the
> URL of
> the original subdir. That would work, but would mean, that I manually find
> out:
> - which subdirectory is in a switched state

From 'svn help status':

    Fifth column: Whether the item is switched or a file external
      ' ' normal
      'S' the item has a Switched URL relative to the parent
      'X' a versioned file created by an eXternals definition

> - what is the URL of the unswitched directory (how??)

SVN does not store this information - you'd need to find this out for

> - manually switch back.

svn switch old_url sub_dir?

> Is there a way to issue some command that does that for me automatically?

You can run switch on the parent directory (using the same URL as it
currently has), and this will override any switched sub-directories.

> Thanks for hints!
> Regards
> Paul

Daniel B.
Received on 2011-02-14 00:30:23 CET

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