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Re: Dump and Reload question

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-19 14:26:25 CEST

On 9/19/07, Ulrich Eckhardt <eckhardt@satorlaser.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 18 September 2007 16:55, Troy Bull wrote:
> > If I upgrade the server, then dump and reload each repository with the
> > new version, will peoples working copies still "work"?
> Yes. Question is why you would want to dump/reload the repository? Normally,
> newer SVN versions can handle older repositories. A small exception is when
> upgrading the BDB library, which sometimes makes an explicit repository
> upgrade necessary (I think 'svnadmin recover' does the job, but read the
> release announcements).

SVN 1.4 (he's running 1.2) has improvements to the delta algorithm.
Performing the dump/load cycle could reduce his repository's disk
space requirements.

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