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Re: Upgrade 1.2.3 to 1.3.0

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-07 13:55:04 CET

On 3/7/06, Pieter <pietercoucke@hotmail.com> wrote:
> "Stefan Küng" <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote in
> message news:440C6FE6.7090709@gmail.com...
> > Pieter Coucke wrote:
> >
> > No. First install the 1.2.3 SVN.
> I don't get that? I had alreaddy installed 1.2.3, because I want to upgrade
> from 1.2.3 to 1.3.0... Or do you mean desisntal?

You asked:
- To upgrade my server I should just run the "svn-1.3.0-setup.exe" at
without installing firts the 1.2.3 SVN?

So I assumed you didn't have SVN 1.2.3 installed. Of course you don't
have to uninstall that one, and of course you can use the one you've
already installed.

> > svn --version
> > or in the TSVN about box.
> But none of them gave me the info if yes or no my instalaltion uses
> Berkerley or FSFS? Althoug I think I found that one out of my own: I made a

Again: you asked "How can I see which version
of BerkeleyDB I'm using?". You didn't ask for a way to find out if
you're using FSFS or BDB.
So please, ask the right questions and most of all, don't blame us if
you don't get the answers you expect if you don't ask the right

> fsfs-repository and a berkeley-repository, and i saw that they difference a
> lot in directory-structure, and the "C:\svnrepos\db\fs-type" contains "fsfs"
> for fsfs and "bdb" for berkeley. So I guess I can use thi method to
> determine if a repository uses FSFS or Berkeley? Is that right?

Yes. That's the correct method.

> But after all:
> So I do know now that I shouldn't upgrade my repository.

Does that mean you're using FSFS?

> BUT: I still don't know how to do a smooth upgrade from Subversion 1.2.3 to
> 1.3.0... anybody any idea? anybody did this before? (I guess so, hehe).

If you're using FSFS, just run the new installer and you're fine.


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