Re: Backup a repository - Resolution
From: Giulio Troccoli <Giulio.Troccoli_at_uk.linedata.com>
Date: 2007-04-20 11:00:47 CEST
We have a winner: dump/load procedure!
After all your answer I decided to take it up to the Big Guy and give
1. tar a repository is not safe
Well, the Big Guy didn't really put up the fight I was expecting (I'd
Although I still don't know why it didn't work I'd still like to reply
No, my svn doesn't show the FS modules
svn, version 1.3.2 (r19776)
compiled May 26 2006, 13:10:00
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The following repository access (RA) modules are available:
* ra_dav : Module for accessing a repository via WebDAV (DeltaV)
- handles 'http' scheme
- handles 'https' scheme
* ra_svn : Module for accessing a repository using the svn network
- handles 'svn' scheme
* ra_local : Module for accessing a repository on local disk.
- handles 'file' scheme
But I thought ra_local was enough for the file protocol, which is what
Yes, the output is *really* 'vn and not svn. I thought too that that was
That's what I was doing. The backup/restore procedure was in place
From: Karen Tracey [mailto:email@example.com]
What's the output of "svnserve --version"? Mine lists the fs back-ends
The following repository back-end (FS) modules are available:
* fs_base : Module for working with a Berkeley DB repository.
If you do not see fs_fs, then that would explain the error you are
Does the error message really start -->'vn:<--and not -->svn:<--? That
I'll re-iterate that the backup method is dangerously broken. Even if
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