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RE: Linux to Windows

From: Anne M. Hammond <hammond_at_txcorp.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2008 13:31:02 -0700 (MST)

I just saw this, but shouldn't there be a recommendation to
use --force-uuid (set repos UUID to that found in stream, i.e.,
dumpfile) when migrating repos to make things easier
for existing users?

svnadmin load -q --force-uuid c:\svn\mmc < c:\svn\dump_mmc

On Mon, 14 Jan 2008, Armstrong, Yvonne wrote:

> Brilliant. Thanks, seems to be working now!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: 14 January 2008 16:57
> To: Armstrong, Yvonne
> Cc: Ryan Schmidt; Roth, Pierre; users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: Linux to Windows
> On Jan 14, 2008 11:49 AM, Armstrong, Yvonne <Yvonne.Armstrong_at_anite.com>
> wrote:
>> I have dumped my repository files from LINUX using
>> svnadmin dump mmc > dump_mmc
>> I have copied all the dump files to the windows server and tried to
>> import them but I can't get it to work.
>> C:\svn>svnadmin create mmc --fs-type bdb
>> C:\svn>cd mmc
>> C:\svn\mmc>svnadmin load mmc < dump_mmc
>> svnadmin: Can't open file 'mmc\format': The system cannot find the
> path
>> specified.
> Because you're inside the repository directory, you can't reference it
> by its name. svnadmin is looking for c:\svn\mmc\mmc with the path
> you've passed it. It MIGHT work if you run this:
> svnadmin load . < dump_mmc
> But I wouldn't recommend it.
> Get the dumpfile out of c:\svn\mmc (maybe move it to c:\svn instead)
> as that's supposed to be your repository directory and nothing you
> create directly should be in there except svnserve.conf (optionally)
> and hook scripts. Then run this:
> svnadmin load c:\svn\mmc < c:\svn\dump_mmc
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Anne M. Hammond - Systems / Network Administration - Tech-X Corp
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