So simple I'm embarrassed I didn't think to try it. I take it the repo is
identified internally by a DB key and as long as that is left in place, the
name and host information can change. However it's done, it works as
On Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 2:09:32 PM UTC-7, David Trowbridge wrote:
> Instead of registering the new name as a new repository, just update the
> existing repository inside the Review Board admin to point to the new
> hostname. After that, everything should work fine.
>> Our company has decided to clean up our perforce host name conventions a
>> bit and the short version is the server will have a new name. I've noticed
>> that the reviews display the repo name in the review data like this:
>> Repository: old_hostname:1666
>> If I rename old_hostname to new_hostname and register that server as a RB
>> repo, will I still be able to see my diffs? If RB walks down the list of
>> repos and tries to reconcile the change list number, it will find it on
>> new_hostname and everything should work. If instead it pulls the hostname
>> out of the review request and looks there, it won't because that hostname
>> will be gone. What behavior will I see if I rename the perforce server?
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