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Re: SVN dump/load Question

From: Larry Martell <larry.martell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-30 22:22:31 CEST

On 3/30/07, Frank Facciola <frank.facciola@sknt.com> wrote:
>
> Ok, so I took a dump from my old subversion server v1.08 with a Berkeley DB back-end, gzipped it and transferred it via scp to my new subversion server v1.32 that was compiled without Berkeley DB
>
> I created a new repo:
> svnadmin create --fs-type=fsfs /var/svn/repo
>
> And then loaded my dump file [/var/svn/svn.dump]:
> svnadmin load /var/svn/repo < /var/svn/svn.dump
>
> This is what I get:
>
> subversion02:/var/svn# svnadmin load /var/svn/repo/ < svn.dump
> <<< Started new transaction, based on original revision 1
> * adding path : .dummy ... done.
> svnadmin: Can't open directory '/var/svn/repo/db/transactions/0-1.txn/': No such file or directory
>
> Any ideas?

Check the ownership and permissions on your repo. Were you the svn user when you
created it?

-larry

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Maxim Veksler [mailto:hq4ever@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 30, 2007 1:56 PM
> To: Andy Levy
> Cc: Frank Facciola; users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: SVN dump/load Question
>
> On 3/30/07, Andy Levy <andy.levy@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 3/30/07, Frank Facciola <frank.facciola@sknt.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Can I take a svndump from a BDB database running SVN v1.08 and load
> > > it into a new repository on a different server that is running SVN
> > > v1.3.2, but has been compiled without BDB and is using the FSFS?
> >
> > Yes, this is one of the reasons for having the dumpfile functionality.
> > SVN dumps are platform- and backend-agnostic and are one of the the
> > safest ways to move repositories across Subversion versions (and the
> > only way to change back-ends, AFAIK).
> >
>
> And on an OT note: Dumps are also better for backups, because the software (if it's smart enough) can make incremental backup of the dumped file.
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> Maxim Veksler
>
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