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Re: Repository upgrade 1.3 -> 1.4

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2006-09-24 22:12:06 CEST

On Sep 24, 2006, at 3:32 AM, Sven Brueggemann wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Jiri Cincura wrote:
>> is the upgrade of repository on server from 1.3 to 1.4 version
>> transparent as upgrade of working copy performed by client?
>
> No. If you want to use the new svndiff format, you'll have to
> dump your repository, recreate it with a 1.4 svnadmin and load
> the dump file.
>
> See http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.4_releasenotes.html#svndiff1
>
> Kind regards
>
> Sven

I did this on a 840 MByte, 10,000+ revision repository this week and
it only shrunk 1 Mbyte in size. So you can use upgrade the software
and leave the repository alone and minimize any downtime for the
clients.

Regards,
Blair

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Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
<blair@orcaware.com>
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