Re: svnsync, discard master and start using slave as new master
On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 3:12 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:
> Jan Keirse wrote on Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 11:44:49 +0100:
>> I have a master and a slave. Now I want to discard the current master
>> and start using the slave as the new master (creating a new slave on
>> another server and stop the server that currently runs the master.)
>> I think the steps to do this are the following:
>> * Change authz on the master so that nobody can commit.
> Either that or create a start-commit hook that always fails.
>> * Sync the slave one last time so it's certainly up-to-date.
>> (Shouldn't be necessary for us because this is done automatically in a
>> post-commit hook of the master.)
> Also: disable revprop changes, and run 'svnsync copy-revprops' if needed.
>> * Remove the svn:sync-* properties from revision 0 of the slave.
>> * Change authz and hooks on the slave to what they used to be on the master.
>> * Have everyone relocate their working copies to the new server.
> Either that, or change DNS.
>> * Start syncing a new server so we have a slave just in case something
>> goes wrong on the master.
>> Is this correct? Is there something I forgot?
> Looks good.
Ok, thanks for your feedback.
Maybe these steps could be included in the manual (here
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