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Re: Migration Question

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-07-23 12:25:56 CEST

On 23/07/07, Dave Lawrence <dlawrence@ad-holdings.co.uk> wrote:
> Simon Large wrote:
> > On 20/07/07, Robert Denton
> > <robert@headsprout.com> wrote:
> >> My question concerns how I should handle TortoiseSVN installations in my
> >> company, given a current migration that is occurring:
> >>
> >> I am in the process of migrating a subversion 1.3 repository on a windows
> >> server to a subverion 1.4.3 repository on a linux server. Members of the
> >> subversion mailing list assure me that this should not be a painful
> >> process
> >> as long as I use the svnadmin dump and load commands wisely.
> >
> > In fact you don't even need to do a dump/load cycle. The repo format
> > is compatible. However, I believe you will benefit from better
> > compression if you do.
>
> -- Not quite true. I'm sure I read that the bdb format cannot be
> transferred from one filesystem to another. But the default format is
> FSFS - it is likely that is the one you are using. In that case you can
> just copy it - we copied ours from a windows 2000 system with NTFS to
> a Ubuntu linux system with FAT32 without problems.
>
> Still a dump load cycle is very straightforward.

Oops, well spotted. I saw the 1.30 to 1.4.3 and missed the Windows to
Linux bit. The rest of the questions were about client/server
compatibility, so the answers to those are still correct.

Simon

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