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Re: Planning Linux to Windows repository migration

From: Ignacio González T. <igtorque_at_eliop.es>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 12:04:51 +0100

El 23 Jan 2009 a las 9:06, Andy Levy escribió:

> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 08:09, Ignacio González T. <igtorque_at_eliop.es>
> wrote:
> > I have to set up a new repository for a new family of projects.
> >
> > I have the choice of setting it up immediately on a Linux box,
> > where a 1.5.x version of Subversion is running (FSFS), along
> > with Apache and svnserver. Our clients will run Windows +
> > SVNTortoise 1.5.x.
> >
> > In a few weeks (or months, who knows) we will have to migrate
> > this repository to a Windows XP server where a 1.4.x version of
> > Subversion is running (FSFS too), along with svnserver (no
> > Apache).
> >
> > Questions:
> >
> > 1) Should I expect any repository migration problems regarding
> > EOL issues or other OS-related issues?
>
> Internal representation of EOL won't matter.
>
> > 2) Should I expect any repository migration problems regarding
> > permission issues?
>
> Don't think so. Do you mean filesystem permissions, or Subversion
> access controls?

Er... both :-)

> > 3) Should I expect any repository migration problems regarding
> > 1.4 / 1.5 differences? Should I strongly suggest a 1.4->1.5
> > update on the Windows version before the repository migration?
> >
> > Please don't hesitate to answer RTFM if it is pertinent, but real
> > experiences are also welcome!
>
> Use svnadmin dump/load because you're switching OSes. Fortunately, TFM
> has a good section on migrating.
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.reposadmin.maint.html#svn.reposadmin.ma
> int.migrate

Thank you all..

Of course, TFM stands for "The Fantatic Manual". I have wriiten
many manuals, and I know it's a very hard task, if properly done.
 --
Saludos,
  Ignacio González Torquemada
  NÚCLEO C.C. Departamento de I+D+i
  http://www.nucelocc.com mailto:igtorque@eliop.es
  Tel. +34 91 383 57 47 Fax. +34 91 302 92 49

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