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Re: Upgrading A Server Installation

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-03-29 00:26:21 CEST

On Mar 28, 2007, at 16:41, Gourlay, Colin wrote:

>> I have a Subversion Server v1.4.0 running on Windows Server 2003.
>>
>>
>> I wish to upgrade this to v1.4.3 using the Windows Installer.
>>
>>
>> What do I need to do to achieve this?
>>
>>
>> Do I need to dump my repos first and then reload into the new
>> installation? Do I need to uninstall the existing installation
>> prior to install?
>>
>>
>> Is there anything else I should be aware of?

> I havenít received any feedback on this. If anybody can offer
> advice then I would really appreciate it as this is something that
> I wished to carry out tomorrow.

On Unix, I would say just install the new version on top of the old
one. But I don't use Windows so I can't give advice there.

Especially for a minor version increase like 1.4.0->1.4.3, a dump/
load cycle is not necessary, nor would performing one be of advantage
to you. Now, if your repository was actually created with Subversion
1.3.x or earlier, then dumping and loading into 1.4 should give you a
bit of a performance improvement.

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