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Re: I lost 7 bdb repositories yesterday!

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-07-04 18:14:49 CEST

On Jul 4, 2005, at 9:56 AM, Adrian Hoe wrote:

> How can I convert them from bdb to fsfs? I have many revisions in
> both repositories and don't want to loose any of the revisions data.

'svnadmin dump', create a new repository, then 'svnadmin load' the
dumpfile in. See chapter 5 in the book, or just 'svnadmin help
dump'/'svnadmin help load'.

> Why the subversion development team choose BDB? Why not PostgreSQL
> or MySQL?

Because BDB is a library that provides ACID features, easily linked
into any program. Asking people to set up a full SQL system is a
huge barrier to entry.

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