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Re: What's the command for loading a new db

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-05-23 00:55:29 CEST

On May 22, 2007, at 17:38, Res Pons wrote:

>>>>> You'd think svn would have a command such as, "svnadmin
>>>>> newrepo..." to get svn to point to an entirely new folder
>>>>> structure., or is there? I can't find it.
>>>> No such command is needed. Your hotcopy *is* a complete
>>>> repository already. Just put it where you want it, and
>>>> configure svnserve or apache2 to point to it.
>>> If I made a hotcopy of one subversion installation repo and
>>> moved it to an entirely new server/environment, provided that
>>> the same version of svn is running, and unzipped the hotcopy to
>>> a folder and ran bunch of svn command successfully, such as svn
>>> info url, svnlook info path via file:///path method and the info
>>> output seems to be correct, do I still need to run svnserve or
>>> appache to load and server the repo for the purpose of migration
>>> only even if I do not wish to serve the repo to folks and clients?
>> If you don't want to serve the repository via svnserve or apache,
>> what do you want to do with it then?
> Running a perl script against it to convert it to Perforce. No
> insult to SVN of course. I've use SVN at many sites and it's
> great. But I'm currently doing a project converting svn to
> perforce. So for this reason, I don't necessarily have to load or
> run svnserve just to convert, do I? Thanks.

Yeah, sure, you can just access the repository via the file:///

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