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Re: Migration of svn repository from one server to another

From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru>
Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2009 14:51:18 +0400

Greetings, clive_at_SUNNYDAY.demon.co.uk!

> I'm planning a Subversion repository move from one server machine to
> another. I've already determined that the repository doesn't contain any
> file path references to its location, meaning that it should be fully
> portable to its new location.

If you intend to host your repository from a shared web hosting, you better
contact with your support staff for this.
They could be interesting in providing new services to their customers.

> What I now need to be sure of, and I apologise if this is a rather basic
> question, is whether I need any svn agent or daemon running on the new
> server in order to successfully host the repository and allow svn clients to
> use it.

Yes, you need some kind of daemon to serve repository. Be it svnserve
(svn://), Apache (http(s)://), custom ssh (svn+ssh://) or (x)inetd (various

 Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 08.10.2009, <14:48>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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