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Re: Moving repo from old PC to new PC?

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-07-25 10:53:30 CEST

On 25/07/07, Gilles Ganault <gilles.ganault@bigfoot.com> wrote:
> I'm using TortoiseSVN as a a one-man SCM, ie. directly hitting the
> hard disk instead of talking to a Subversion server.I partionned the
> new hard-disk exactly like the old one, right down to the drive letter
> and the path to where the old repository lived, and copied the repo/
> directory in there.
> But after installing TortoiseSVN, rebooting, right-clicking on a
> directory where some source code lives and is under source-control,
> and choosing "SVN Commit", the "Enter Log Message" pops up but:
> 1. I notice that the destination is half-wrong:

Why do you say that? What did you expect it to look like? What did it
look like before?

> file:///D:/Documents/repo/delphi/myproject
> There's no trace of ./delphi/myproject in the repo/ directory. I can
> only see the system directories conf/, db/, hooks/, and locks/

That's what you would expect. The revisions are stored in the db/revs
folder, one file per revision. Each file (roughly speaking) records
the changes relative to the previous revision.

> 2. If I click on OK anyway, TSVN says:
> "Error: Commit failed (details follow):
> Error: Can't create directory
> 'D:\Documents\repo\db\transactions\58-1.txn': The system cannot find
> the path specified.

Check that you copied the directory structure correctly, and that the
Documents\repo\transactions folder exists.

You caould also ask on the users at subversion.tigris.org mailing
lists - this is a subversion server side issue (file:/// mode means
that the same program acts as both client and server).


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