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Re: svn relocate/move (repo not wc)

From: Steve Williams <stevewilliams_at_kromestudios.com>
Date: 2006-02-02 00:23:55 CET

Garrett Rooney wrote:

>On 2/1/06, Steve Rieger <riegersteve@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>>am running outta space and need to move the repo,
>>
>>
>>svn switch --relocate file:////usr/svn-etc file:///var/svn/etc
>>
>>
>>svn: The repository at 'file:///var/svn/etc/etc' has uuid '974675a8-
>>c30b-0410-8a05-83431ef311a2', but the WC has '4b58393f-330b-0410-bebe-
>>a89525468735'
>>
>>so whats the proper way to move a repo that will not touch the wc.
>>
>>
>
>You need to make sure the version of the repos in the new location is
>IDENTICAL to the old one, including the UUID. If you are doing the
>move via a dump/load, that means using the --force-uuid flag to
>svnadmin load when loading into your new (empty) repository on the new
>machine. If you're loading your data into an existing repository
>(which by definition has a different UUID) you CANNOT migrate working
>copies via switch --relocate, it simply will not work.
>
>

I've done several repository moves recently from one server to another
server where all I did was "svnadmin load newrepos <oldrepos.dump". The
users then simply selected TortoiseSVN>Relocate, entered the new URL and
all worked happily. So why did it not fall over for me without forcing
the UUID on the new repository?

-- 
Sly
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