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Re: Linux to Windows

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2008 07:10:30 -0600

On Jan 14, 2008, at 06:14, Roth, Pierre wrote:

>> We have a very old (v1.1) copy of subversion running on a linux
>> server with a Berkeley DB. We want to install a fresh copy of
>> subversion 1.4.5. on a Windows server and move the database to a
>> new Berkeley DB on this windows server.
>> I have a copy of svn-1.4.5-setup.exe to install but have never
>> encountered Subversion or Berkeley before so am at a bit of a loss
>> to know how to export the Berkeley DB from Linux and import it
>> into windows. Is this possible to do and if so - where do I start?
>> Is anyone able to help?
> First, you could try to read subversion online book : http://
> svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn-book.html
> Then, you will be able to svnadmin dump your linux repository and
> svnadmin load your windows repository

Right. And when you "svnadmin create" your new repository on your
Windows box, note that it will by default *not* be a BerkeleyDB
repository but an FSFS repository. I recommend FSFS; it's less to
worry about. If you really want a BDB repository, use "svnadmin
create --fs-type bdb".

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