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svnadmin setuuid — Reset the repository UUID.


svnadmin setuuid REPOS_PATH [NEW_UUID]


Reset the repository UUID for the repository located at REPOS_PATH. If NEW_UUID is provided, use that as the new repository UUID; otherwise, generate a brand-new UUID for the repository.




If you've svnsynced /var/svn/repos to /var/svn/repos-new and intend to use repos-new as your canonical repository, you may want to change the UUID for repos-new to the UUID of repos so that your users don't have to check out a new working copy to accommodate the change:

$ svnadmin setuuid /var/svn/repos-new 2109a8dd-854f-0410-ad31-d604008985ab

As you can see, svnadmin setuuid has no output upon success.