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Changing a repository's back-end location

From: Robert Dana <robert_dana_at_digitalsignalcorp.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 16:17:57 -0500

My apologies if this is an FAQ, but I've searched around quite a bit for
the answer to what I thought was a simple question and have been


Our subversion repository is stored on a NAS and accessed by the
subversion server over the network. We're changing to a new NAS, and
need to change the path that the subversion server uses to get to the
repository- I had planned to:


1. Take the server offline

2. rsync the files to the new NAS

3. Change the path that the subversion server uses to reach the


Step 3 is what is causing me trouble. I see lots of information about
how to move a repository to a new server, but that's not what we're
doing... the subversion server is staying put, and I'm hoping that the
change will be transparent to end users in terms of the path used svn to
access the repository. The path I want to change is the path the server
uses to find the repository. Is there a config file I can edit




Digital Signal Corporation

Robert Dana | robert_dana_at_digitalsignalcorp.com

5568 General Washington Drive | Suite A-200

Alexandria, Virginia 22312 | 703-642-8901 x315


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