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

From: Res Pons <pons32_at_hotmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-23 00:57:45 CEST

Great, thank you for your help.

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From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b@ryandesign.com>
To: Res Pons <pons32@hotmail.com>
CC: olivier.dagenais@formark.com, users@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: What's the command for loading a new db
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 17:55:29 -0500

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:/// protocol.

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