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Re: How to import a SVN repository (v1.1) to v1.4

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-12-22 13:54:54 CET

On 12/22/06, thomas Armstrong <tarmstrong@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi.
> I'm using SVN v1.1.1 (oct 2004) and I want to migrate to SVN v1.4.2 (nov 2006).
> They both are running ok.
> I plan to:
> 1) make a copy the original repository directory at server #1
> 2) svnadmin create trunk (at server #2)
> 3) remove the directory (at server #2)
> 4) copy the original repository (at server #2)
> Is it so easy? Thank you very much.

Actually you don't even *need* to do the svnadmin create on server 2.
You can just copy the whole repository directory from server 1 to
server 2 (you'll want to shut down any Subversion server processes to
be safe) and fire up the server (with the proper configuration) on
server 2.

If you want to utilize the new diff format in the repository, then
yes, you'll need to dump/reload.

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