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Re: Can I copy a repo with a simple 'cp -r'?

From: Oliver Pajonk <oliver.pajonk_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-29 19:37:24 CEST

Use svnadmin hotcopy for this. Using this command you wont have problems
with concurrent access to the repository while copying.

2005/9/29, Matt England <mengland@mengland.net>:
> I want to copy (and not move) an existing repo to another directory on a
> Linux system so I can execute some test procedures on this "test" copy
> without disturbing the original, production one.
> Can I do this with a simple 'cp -r'? Does it depend if any other
> transactions are currently executing at the time of the recursive
> copy...and/or anything else? Or do I need to execute a dump/load
> procedure?
> This assumes that I'm using a consistent Subversion software (client and
> server) revision for all procedures.
> -Matt
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Oliver Pajonk
Received on Thu Sep 29 21:17:53 2005

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