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Re: backup / restore between different platforms

From: Jan Hendrik <jan.hendrik_at_bigfoot.com>
Date: 2004-03-29 22:23:59 CEST

Concerning backup / restore between different
mscondo@gmx.de wrote on 28 Mar 2004, 4:18, at least in part:

> I just read a hint in the svn documentation that a simple copy between
> different os architectiures is not possible (eg. between Linux and
> Windows). What's about a restore of a backup and sequential log
> backups instead of the copy job? Will this work?

If you mean svn dump/load with backup, then that should do what
you want and move your repository over to another platform.
Hotbackup/copy (?) surely will not as it replicates the repository as
is, that is with the restrictions of Berkeley to the respective OS it is
used on.

Jan Hendrik
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