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Re: svn server changed its address

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006Q1_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2006-02-20 15:23:17 CET

On Feb 20, 2006, at 14:12, Pedro Rafael Alves Simões wrote:

>> Pedro Rafael Alves Simões wrote:
>>> Hello, my svn server changed its address. How do I change locally
>>> the
>>> address to commit the projects? I've tried the following command:
>>> svn switch -relocate http://old_address/PATH/PROJECT
>>> svn+ssh://user@ip_address/PATH/PROJECT
>>> but it throws the error: svn: '.' is not a working copy
>>> How can I resolve this? Thanks.
>> Well, the error message indicates you're not doing the command
>> from your working copy. Either cd to the WC before doing the
>> command, or add its path after the new address.
> I've done the command inside the working copy. Apparently it was
> successful, but when a try a svn ci -m "test" PROJECT or svn ci -m
> "test" inside of the working copy, it complains with this:
> svn: Commit failed (details follow):
> svn: Can't connect to host 'old_ip_address': No route to host
> The --relocate didn't do anything?

Try "svn info" in your working copy. Does it still show the old
repository address? If so, you did not successfully execute the
relocate command; try again.

I'd try using "svn up" to test if the relocate worked, rather than
"svn ci"; it's less destructive.

Why do you think the relocation was successful? I thought you said it
produced an error message.

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