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

From: Hari Kodungallur <hkodungallur_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-29 20:36:38 CEST

On 9/29/05, Matt England <mengland@mengland.net> wrote:
> 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.
>

$ svnadmin hotcopy <repository-path> <test-repository-path>

no need to worry about whether a transaction is in progress.

--
rgds,
-Hari
SpikeSource Inc.
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