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Re: Downgrading FS version

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-26 16:23:22 CET

On 11/26/07, Joachim Durchholz <jo@durchholz.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm migrating an SVN repository from one machine to another. All's well,
> except that when I attempt to actually access it, I keep getting
> Expected FS format '1'; found format '2'
> errors.
> Now after some investigation, I found that's because the new machine
> runs SVN 1.3 and the old has SVN 1.4.
> The big question is: how do I convert the file data?
> I'd like to avoid upgrading to 1.4 - that would involve adding another
> package repository and apt pinning, and that's complicated and may break
> things for other users.
> I could try to svndump on a machine with 1.4 and an svnload on the 1.3
> target serve. Is that a viable option (I didn't find anything on FS
> versions in the svnbook)?

The safest way to do that is to 'svnadmin dump' on the old machine and
'svnadmin load' on the new machine.



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