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Re: can i physically move a repository to another location/host?

From: Max Bowsher <maxb_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2005-01-11 17:37:06 CET

Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> while i'm away from work for a few days, i want to create, from
> scratch, a number of repos for co-workers to start using when i get
> back. is there any problem with building those repos on my laptop,
> then just physically copying them (rsync?) to the server when i get
> back? that is, is there anything hard-coded in the repositories
> themselves regarding their current host/location?

No, *but*:

If these are going to be BDB repositories, the same version of BDB must be
in use on both your laptop and the server, and they should both have the
same endian-ness (i.e. Don't mix Apple and x86). Additionally, run "svnadmin
recover" before and after the move.

If they will be FSFS repositories, then there are no special concerns.


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