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RE: Cannot tell where repository lives

From: Tony Sweeney <tsweeney_at_omnifone.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Aug 2013 17:27:54 +0000

I think this may be possible with Apache rewrite rules. It's possible that 'newstuff' URLs redirect to a different server, rather than being served locally by mod_dav_svn.

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From: Kerry Thurber [mailto:kerryt_at_tucsonembedded.com]
Sent: 28 August 2013 17:52
To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
Subject: Cannot tell where repository lives

Hello,

I have a problem with my repository. The person who created it is on vacation, and I have been tasked with adding some pre-commit hooks.

Well, I did, and they work. But come to find out the structure has been changed. The old structure is still in place, and responds to the hooks. The new structure points to a URL on the same virtual machine, but all interaction with the new structure completely ignores the hooks. For example:

http://mysvnserver/projectbase/newstuff is utterly immune to anything I put in the hooks directory.
http://mysvnserver/projectbase/oldstuff responds perfectly to the hooks I have put in place.

projectbase corresponds to the directory path "/tracsvn/projects/svn/projectbase" on the virtual machine.

My question is, how can this be? Is it possible that oldstuff and newstuff somehow use separate repositories? I couldn't find evidence of another repository on this virtual machine. As per google, my method of looking was to search for "db" directories, and look inside of them to find fs-type files. (The one I found for the old stuff says that we're using fsfs.) Is there a better way to do this? Alternatively, can I somehow query the database to prove that this particular location does or does not contain "newstuff"?

The projectbase corresponding to "oldstuff" contains a "hooks" directory as well as dav, db and locks. My version is 1.6.6 (r40053)

I appreciate any help you can give me.

Kerry Thurber
Software Engineer
Tucson Embedded Systems
(520) 271-3329

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