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

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: 2005-09-29 19:41:02 CEST

>>>>> "Dale" == Dale Hirt <dale@sbcltd.com> writes:

 Dale> Paul, It partially has to do with what fs the repo is created
 Dale> with, either bdb or fsfs. There may be issues when dealing
 Dale> with a different machine's svn install. Most of the time, it's
 Dale> just easier to do a dump and load process.

 Dale> I would define same machine as the exact same computer,
 Dale> operating system and subversion install.

Ok, now I understand what you were getting at. I thought you meant
there was some sort of Host ID dependency, or something odd like that.

So if you install the same version of Subversion (and its
dependencies) on multiple systems, then you should be able to carry a
repository to another system. It will of course have the same format
(bdb or fsfs) as before.


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