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Re: Moving a subversion repository from one windows machine to another

From: fj <fj_at_effjay.com>
Date: 2007-08-17 02:59:22 CEST

jbeall wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I read in the docs that you can't simply move a Subversion repository from a
> Windows machine to a Linux machine. However, what about just copying the
> files from one Windows machine to another Windows machine? In my case, I'll
> be going from Vista Business 32-bit to XP Pro 32-bit. Anything I should be
> worried about? Can I just copy the files and then startup the svn server on
> the XP Pro machine, and update all my working copies to point to the new
> server?
>
> -Josh

Josh -
have you seen svnadmin dump?
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.1/ch05s03.html

unless I'm mistaken, it is the "school solution" for migrating
repositories from place to place in the situation you describe.

I did that myself among machines a few months ago, though for a very
small repository.

-fj

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