Check this link out: http://msmvps.com/blogs/rexiology/archive/2006/05/03/93203.aspx
It has some useful information.
When you load the SVN dump file into the new repo, you can pass the --force-uuid parameter
It should load the uuid from the other repository.
From: K F [mailto:cmkforce_at_yahoo.com]
Sent: Tuesday, December 06, 2011 1:34 PM
To: users_at_subversion.apache.org; Thorsten Schöning
Subject: Re: New Server because of Crash
--- On Tue, 12/6/11, Thorsten Schöning <tschoening_at_am-soft.de> wrote:
> From: Thorsten Schöning <tschoening_at_am-soft.de>
> Subject: Re: New Server because of Crash
> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 4:19 PM Guten Tag K F, am Dienstag,
> 6. Dezember 2011 um 16:58 schrieben Sie:
> > The backups were done using svn dump.
> This means you have to manually create each repository and copy all
> hooks, configurations etc. from the old server. On svnadmin load you
> have to take special care on using the old uuids for the new
> repositories or all working copies need to get checked out, I think,
> not even switch --relocate works anymore.
> > The new server is planned to
> > be named the same. Does that mean the switch wouldn't
> need to be done?
> I think so, if you use the same uuids for your newly created
> repository as the old ones used.
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
> Thorsten Schöning
How would I get the uuid's. We have the dump, but I believe that is it. Can the uuids be obtained from them, would it be simpler to just have everyone do a new checkout?
Received on 2011-12-06 19:43:00 CET