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SV: RE: move a subversion repository from windows to linux or solaris

From: nick vajberg <nickvajberg_at_yahoo.dk>
Date: 2005-07-14 12:11:02 CEST

> On Wed, 2005-07-13 at 23:43 +0200, nick vajberg
> wrote:
> > >>i think i read it once here, but i can't find it
> > >>again: is it possible to move a bdb based
> > >>repository from one operating
> > >>system to another?
> >
> > Yes. But the proper way of doing it is through a
> > dump/load cycle.
>
> And I'd guess that is only necessary if the
> "endian-ness" of the OS
> differs (e.g. Linux vs. Solaris).

No, bdb handles endianess just fine. However, if you
run a big endian db on a little endian machine (or
vice versa), performance will suffer slightly since
the page fetcher must convert every scalar.

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