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> From: cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org > [mailto:cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org] On Behalf Of David Somers > Sent: Monday, 08 January, 2007 06:27 > To: cvsnt at cvsnt.org cvsnt downloads at march-hare.com @CVSNT on Twitter CVSNT on Facebook > Subject: Re: [cvsnt] How to capture new IP addres of the > CVSNT server intomy copy? > > Petr Prikryl wrote: > > > Is there any way how to update my local copy so that the new IP address > > of the CVSNT server was captured into many CVS/Root files in many > > subdirectories? > > If your referred to the host by name, then you don't need to do anything > (since it stores the hostname and not its resolved IP address) I don't think Petr said the hostname hadn't changed. We recently had to update all of our Root files due to server relocation. The old CVS server is still used for a number of other purposes, so it had to keep its old hostname. Addressing by name does not prevent all future issues. Now, had the old server been originally addressed using an alias (DNS CNAME) that was used exclusively for CVS purposes, *that* name could have been transferred to the new server. (Any problem can be solved by another level of indirection...) But the CVS admins didn't think of that. > If you referred to the host by a dotted-IP address, and that address has > changed, then you could use WinCVS as that has a macro to make the changes > to your sandbox. Alternatively, here's a Windows cmd script (XP or later) which can be used to change the server name in the Root file: ----- @echo off rem Change all CVS/Root files in or below current directory that currently rem point to old-server to point to new-server instead. setlocal enabledelayedexpansion for /r . %%f in (Root) do ( if exist %%f ( echo %%f for /f %%l in (%%~sf) do ( set root=%%l if exist "%%f.old" del "%%f.old" ren "%%f" Root.old echo !root:old-server=new-server!> "%%f" ) ) ) endlocal ----- Edit it to change the names "old-server" and "new-server" to the old and new server names. This script is relatively robust - it handles directory components with spaces, for example. (I don't know *why* anyone would create spacy directories in their CVS repository, but some of my coworkers have. Sigh.) -- Michael Wojcik Principal Software Systems Developer, Micro Focus