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Re: switching out svn server

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-04-25 18:47:45 CEST

On Apr 25, 2005, at 11:28 AM, Merlin Moncure wrote:

> Hello,
> It's time to switch out the svn server. Right now I have svn 1.0.x
> (bcb) running on windows set up as a service with firedaemon. I want
> to
> move it to another computer without firedaemon, update server version
> and switch to file system repo.
> I don't see a problem on the server side. However, is there anyway to
> avoid having clients check out a fresh copy of the repo? I have a
> rather large and complex repository tree with lots of unmanaged stuff
> in
> it. Is it possible to do a find/replace?

If only the address of the repository is changing (i.e. the "SVNROOT"),
then have your clients run:

    svn switch --relocate OLD_SVNROOT NEW_SVNROOT

(for example: svn switch --relocate svn://oldhost/path/to/repos

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