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Re: Coping with BerkeleyDB Upgrades

From: Mark Reibert <svn_at_reibert.com>
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2009 23:28:39 -0700

Use the FSFS backend, which has been the default for "svnadmin create"
for quite some time.

On Sun, 2009-08-30 at 15:40 -0700, Rich Shepard wrote:
> How do you more experienced users of subversion deal with upgrades to BDB?
> I don't know what specific version was the most current here when I first
> created the repository and started tracking projects, but it is not the
> current 4.4.20 that's installed.
>
> From my previous thread you know that I could not continue committing
> changes to the project because the BDB back end changed, so I had to remove
> the repository and all references to it in the project directory and start
> over. That's certainly not efficient nor desired for projects that might
> span several years and multiple distribution, BDB, and Subversion upgrades.
> How can I prevent this from happening again?
>
> Can I build Subversion using data storage other than Berkeley-DB? It would
> be nice to be able to use SQLite or a human readable file for the initial
> imports and all the diffs.
>
> TIA,
>
> Rich

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