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Re: SVN dump/load Question

From: Maxim Veksler <hq4ever_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-30 19:55:35 CEST

On 3/30/07, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/30/07, Frank Facciola <frank.facciola@sknt.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > Can I take a svndump from a BDB database running SVN v1.08 and load it into
> > a new repository on a different server that is running SVN v1.3.2, but has
> > been compiled without BDB and is using the FSFS?
>
> Yes, this is one of the reasons for having the dumpfile functionality.
> SVN dumps are platform- and backend-agnostic and are one of the the
> safest ways to move repositories across Subversion versions (and the
> only way to change back-ends, AFAIK).
>

And on an OT note: Dumps are also better for backups, because the
software (if it's smart enough) can make incremental backup of the
dumped file.

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