--- On Wed, 5/27/09, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Subversion dump/load
> To: "A Hemaraj" <a_hemaraj_at_yahoo.com>
> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 6:56 PM
> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 09:10, A
> Hemaraj <a_hemaraj_at_yahoo.com>
> > Hi,
> > I have been maintaining quite a few Subversion
> repositories in the production server. I use "svnserve" in
> production server. I need to migrate few repositories from
> another server to the production server. I am planning to
> migrate using "svnadmin dump" and "svnadmin load" commands.
> Please note that I am planning to migrate the repositories
> into a new repositories in production server without
> touching the existing repositories.
> > Production Subversion Version: 1.3.2
> > Remote Server Subversion Version: 1.1.4
> > I have the following queries:
> > 1) Since I have very huge repositories in the
> production, will the migration process (svnadmin dump/load)
> will mess or harm my existing repositories in production
> No, the reason for having svnadmin dump/load is to prevent
> Just make sure you have plenty of disk space available.
> > 2) Do I need to stop the "svnserve" service?
> On which server? On the "source" server, I'd recommend it,
> so that you
> don't get any new commits made after you've made the
> I'd also recommend you upgrade your Production server.
> 1.3.x is no
> longer supported, nor is 1.4, and 1.4 and later versions of
> the FSFS
> back-end provide the potential for some extra space savings
> and many
> other efficiencies.
Thanks for the help and advice! I will stop the "svnserve" service in source server before taking dump. Do I need to stop the "svnserve" service in destination server (Production server) before loading (svnadmin load) the repository?
Thanks & Regards,
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Received on 2009-05-28 09:23:20 CEST