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Re: version 1.1 vs 1.3

From: Stephen Adler <adler_at_stephenadler.com>
Date: 2006-08-18 03:49:25 CEST

Kevin Greiner wrote:
> On 8/17/06, *Stephen Adler* <adler@stephenadler.com
> <mailto:adler@stephenadler.com>> wrote:
> I'm starting a project and I want to manage it with subversion. I
> have a
> stock Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 system, which has subversion 1.1
> installed. If I setup a repository using the fsfs file system, will I
> have to worry about upgrading to subversion 1.3 at a later time?
> Why wouldn't you upgrade to the latest stable version before starting?
> If you encounter bugs or problems, the first advice you'll likely get
> is "upgrade." And definitely use fsfs.

The problem is that I have my red hat linux enterprise system hooked up
to their update
service. If I upgrade subversion, I'm not sure what will happen to the
regular updates from
the red hat network.
> Also, to backup the repository, can I just rsync the repository area?
> No because if your repo gets a commit in the middle of your rsync
> you'll have an inconsistent state. Search the mailing list archive for
> "svnadmin hotcopy".

Thanks, will check svnadmin hotcopy

Cheers. Steve.

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