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Re: I lost 7 bdb repositories yesterday!

From: Saulius Grazulis <grazulis_at_akl.lt>
Date: 2005-07-05 08:24:24 CEST

On Monday 04 July 2005 17:56, Adrian Hoe wrote:

> ... I feared losing the repositories.

Source control system is not a substitute for a good backup, is it? ;).

> 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 /path/to/old-bdb-repo | svnadmin load /path/to/new-fsfs-repo

Worked fine for me.

PS keep your old repository for a while, just in case anything goes wrong.
(Never went wrong for me, but you know, being paranoid sometimes helps with
computers... ;)

Saulius Gražulis
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