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Re: Change the svnserve URL

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 18:37:20 -0500

On Oct 22, 2009, at 18:23, jborys wrote:

> It's a Linux box running Red Hat 3. There are several ways he could
> have
> started it. No documentation on which one he chose anywhere.
>
> I noticed a svnserve_stop.sh and a svnserve_start.sh on the server.
> If I stop it and then start it with a different option than he did,
> (e.g.
> svnserve -d -r /foo/bar/subversion and he had used on of the other
> options)
> will bad things happen to the original repository?

Of course, you'll make a backup of the repository and conf files
before making changes, in case anything goes wrong. I would suggest
you use the svnserve_stop.sh script you found. Then verify whether
this has in fact stopped svnserve. If so, then use svnserve_start.sh
to see if svnserve starts back up and serves the repositories again.
If so, then I would say you've found the pair of scripts that's used
to control your server, and should look inside svnserve_start.sh to
see how to specify the different -r parameter.

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