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Re: Migrating from 1.3 to 1.4

From: eg <egoots_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-10-16 19:18:08 CEST

Dan Shookowsky wrote:
> We're currently running Subversion version 1.3.0 (r17949) on a Windows
> 2003 server, served up through Apache 2.0.55 with mod_auth_sspi for
> security. We only have a few small repositories (less than 10 for
> code and 1 for docs).
> Does anyone have information regarding the best practices for
> migrating to SVN 1.4? I'd like to take advantage of the speed
> improvements, but would like to ensure that the transition is as
> smooth as possible. Also, I had read on the list of some issues with
> SVN 1.4 in an environment similar to ours and was wondering if the
> issues had been resolved.
> I'm just not sure if I want to move the server side forward first or
> the clients.

Not sure about the issues question... there is a bunch of stuff related
to neon and authentication issues that I see being discussed on the dev
list. No "fixes" have been officially released... a Subversion 1.4.1 is
expected soonish.
You may want to test whether 1.4 works for you first before moving
anyone over.

In any case, here is a link to some scripts that someone posted for
doing the actual repository upgrade. Apparently these were used to
upgrade over 800 repositories (sounds well tested to me):


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