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RE: Upgrading Subversion 1.2.3 to 1.4.2

From: Miller, Eric <Eric.Miller_at_amd.com>
Date: 2007-01-02 16:10:43 CET

On top of all of this, keep in mind that this is a one-way path.
As of 1.4.0 there are changes to the meta-data that are not backwards
compatible.

Eric

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Scharrer [mailto:mailinglists@madmarty.de]
> Sent: Friday, December 22, 2006 8:56 AM
> To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Upgrading Subversion 1.2.3 to 1.4.2
>
> On Thursday 21 December 2006 21:45, Henning, Inger wrote:
> > We need to upgrade our version of Subversion. I haven't been able
to
> find
> > any documentation on the procedure to upgrade. Can anyone tell me
where
> to
> > find this?
> You need to give as more informations:
> - What operation system do you use? Win2k, XP, Server or Linux,
> Solaris, ....
> - Do you use FSFS or BDB as database backend?
>
> I'm normally just installing the new version of subversion, that's it.
> (Linux
> & FSFS). A problem is only present when the version of BDB or the
internal
> format of subversion is changing.
>
> If the internal format of 1.2.3 is not compatible to 1.4.2 (check this
> please) then I would:
> 0) Tell all people to stop committing for a short while. At best they
> should
> commit all outstanding changes first.
> 1) Dump the repository using the command line:
> $ svnadmin dump /path/to/your/repository > dumpfile
> 2) Update subversion (on server)
> 3) Move old repository
> $ mv /path/to/your/repository /path/to/your/repository.old
> 3) Create new repository
> $ svnadmin create /path/to/your/repository
> 4) Import the dumpfile
> $ svnadmin load /path/to/your/repository < dumpfile
> 5) Copy all configs and hookscripts, etc. from old rep to new one
> 6) Tell your people they can start again to check-out or to commit.
You
> should update the client installations on the PCs first.
>
> best,
> Martin
>
>
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