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Re: Redirecting an SVN site

From: Konstantin Kolinko <knst.kolinko_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 10:02:47 +0300

2009/1/14 Oliver Marshall <oliver.marshall_at_g2support.com>:
> Hi,
> Whats the best (right) way to redirect an SVN site from one box to another?
> We've moved most of our svn sites on to a new box. For various reasons I
> cant just repoint the DNS to the new box so we've setup a new dns record for
> the new box. While we've told people that they can now find certain projects
> on the new box, we want to redirect them to the new box if they go to the
> old SVN server.
> Whatever way we choose has to be workable with both a browser (when just
> going to https://svn.mydomain.com/svn/id) or when working with tortoise.
> I don't know if it helps or not but all our svn entries with their
> authentication are all setup in the dav_svn.conf file in mods-enabled.
> I've tried a bog standard
> Redirect /svn/id https://new-svn.mydomain.com/svn/id
> But that doesn't work in either browser or tortoise.
> Any suggestions ?

AFAIK (it was mentioned once), client-side redirects do not work with
Tortoise and other svn clients.

I see two options:
a) set up a proxy (haven't tried myself)
b) teach your users how to use
svn switch --relocate
or the Relocate... command in TortoiseSVN menu


Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko


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