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Re: backing up a repository over a network

From: Ben Collins <bcollins_at_debian.org>
Date: 2003-06-10 03:55:38 CEST

On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 10:43:51PM -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-06-09 at 15:51, cmpilato@collab.net wrote:
> > I don't really understand the "svn unawareness" issue. Files are
> > files, right? Binary data. Ones and zeros. Now, granted, if you
> > move a Berkeley DB environment between some platforms, things'll be
> > all busted up. That's why Berkeley provides its own db_dump and
> > db_load utilities, to take care of endianness issues between
> > platforms.
> Not according to the docs:
> http://www.sleepycat.com/docs/ref/am_conf/byteorder.html

From personal experience, I think this is bogus info. I've never been
able to transfer bdb databases between endian-different machines.

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