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Re: Server rename / migrating existing working copies

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_comcast.net>
Date: 2006-08-14 13:16:28 CEST

----- Original Message -----
From: "Vlad Georgescu" <vgeorgescu@gmail.com>
To: "Rob Anderson" <rob.anderson@juicegames.com>
Cc: "Subversion Users" <users@subversion.tigris.org>
Sent: Monday, August 14, 2006 7:01 AM
Subject: Re: Server rename / migrating existing working copies

> On 8/14/06, Rob Anderson <rob.anderson@juicegames.com> wrote:
>> We are about to rename our server to fit in with a new company machine
>> naming scheme, and to complicate matters further our domain name will
>> change, as will our client machine names, and login names.
>> We have a large repository of mainly binary data, which we'd rather not
>> have to make everyone get again from scratch. Is there a way we could
>> migrate existing working copies to the new names ? Or do we just have to
>> do it the
>> slow way ?
> You need to use svn switch --relocate. See:
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/re27.html

That's *ON THE CLIENTS*. Switching the server itself is easy, unless for
some reason you need to replace all the hardware, which I doubt. Just change
its name, and verify that any tools you use for user authentication such as
LDAP or MySQL behind Apache get switched over gracefully.

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