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Re: Server rename / migrating existing working copies

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-08-14 14:41:17 CEST

On 8/14/06, Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel@comcast.net> wrote:
> ----- 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.

And don't forget to update all your externals that point at the box
while you're at it.

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