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Re: Update IP address in working copy?

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 10:31:33 -0400

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 10:28 AM, Ron Olson <tachoknight_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all-
> I have set up an Apache-based Subversion server on my home machine
> that I access from my laptop when I'm on the road. I have a DHCP-based
> IP address from my ISP that hasn't changed in eons, until yesterday,
> when suddenly everything stopped working. I then discovered that my
> machine had a new IP address and when I connected using the new IP,
> everything worked fine.
> Unfortunately, all my working copies on my laptop are pointed at the
> old IP address. Nothing else has changed on the server changed; the
> same projects and the same security are there, just now with a new IP.
> I guess I could check out the projects again to a different place and
> then copy over the working files, but that would be a big deal because
> some of the files are images and are very very large.
> Would it be possible to go into the .svn directory and replace the old
> IP with the new one? I've been looking for the old address, though,
> and can't find it. Is it possible to update the working copy this way?
> If so, what would I need to modify?

svn switch --relocate

You can avoid this issue by utilizing a service like DynDNS to get a
free DNS name which will follow your IP address.

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Received on 2008-03-26 15:32:02 CET

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