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Re: howto dump

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-10-02 00:30:04 CEST

On 01/10/2007, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/1/07, Christian Buhtz <exsudat@gmx.de> wrote:
> > I need to import an existing repository (local on my machine) to a new
> > subversion (on BerliOS.de).
> >
> > For this I need this command on TortoiseSVN.
> > svnadmin dump /path/to/yourproject >yourproject-repos.dump
> > I can not find something in the Tortoise context menu. "Export" just
> > copies the files (not the repository).
> >
> > For a detailed description of what I try to do
> > <http://developer.berlios.de/docman/display_doc.php?docid=394&group_id=2#import>
>
> You can't do it via TSVN as far as I know. You need to have local
> shell access on the repository host (both source and destination) and
> the SVN command line tools installed, and use the *actual* svnadmin
> program.
>
> TSVN is a shell-extension client, it doesn't include every function in
> the standard Subversion distribution.

Correct. TSVN is a *client*. Dumping and loading repositories is most
definitely a *server* side action, so you have to use the server
tools, namely svnadmin. The only server operation supported by tsvn is
repository creation, and that is just a convenience for testing with
file:/// access.

Simon

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