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Re: UpPgrading BDB repositories on Win32

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-05-14 18:21:43 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> On May 5, 2005, at 5:26 PM, Branko Čibej wrote:
>>
>> --------
>> -- Make sure nobody is using the repository (stop Apache/svnserve,
>> restrict access via file://).
>> -- For each repository, using the old (1.1.x) binaries:
>> -- Run "svnadmin recover <repos-dir>";
>> -- Create a backup of the repository;
>> -- Run "svnadmin list-unused-dblogs <repos-dir>"
>> and remove the listed files;
>> -- Delete all the "<repos-dir>\db\__db.00?" files.
>> -- Upgrade Subversion.
>> --------
>>
>
> I'm a bit unclear on the resolution of this mail thread.
>
> * Is this the final BDB 4.2->4.3 upgrade procedure we're prescribing?
>
> * Is it only necessary on Windows?
>
> * If so, this is a releasenote about Branko's win32 binaries,
> only, right? Given that, where should we post this procedure?

It is necessary on any OS, when going from 4.2->4.3. The Windows-specific
element is that we provide Windows binaries, and thus promulgate a
recommended version of BDB, whereas for all other OSes, we just use whatever
is present in the distribution.

Max.

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