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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 19:52:55 CEST

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

 Dale> Paul, Yes and no. If I have a computer, "condor", and I am
 Dale> running winxp on it, and I want to move my repo, I can simply
 Dale> move the entire folder and nothing bad happens. If I want to
 Dale> move it over to "blackbird", then I would do a dump and load,
 Dale> no matter what OS or version of svn was on "blackbird".

I understand that's your operating model; my point is that this seems
more conservative than necessary, if you can verify that the same
software is running on both ends. At least with Linux that seems to
work; it may be that with Windows the more cautious approach is best.


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