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RE: Windows svnadmin hotcopy can't find format

From: Penner, Matthew <mpenner_at_valverde.edu>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 08:12:43 -0700

Ah, thanks. I got confused when the help stated "path\to\repos". I'll
wrap this in a script that scans the repo directory.

Matt Penner
-----Original Message-----
From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy_at_gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 8:08 PM
To: Penner, Matthew
Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: Windows svnadmin hotcopy can't find format

On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 7:38 PM, Penner, Matthew <mpenner_at_valverde.edu>
wrote:
>
>
>
>
> We just installed svnserve on Windows Server 2003. I copied my
repositories
> from my local machine to the server. I am able to checkout my code to
a
> blank test folder using TortoiseSVN and the svn:// syntax.
>
>
>
> My repos are stored here (there are about a dozen):
>
> E:\Subversion\Repositories
>
>
>
> I'd like to back them up using hotcopy to here:
>
> E:\Subversion\Backups
>
>
>
> However, when I try using hotcopy I get the following error:
>
> E:\>svnadmin hotcopy E:\Subversion\Repositories\ E:\Subversion\Backup\
>
> svnadmin: Can't open file 'format': The system cannot find the file
> specified
>
>
>
> Why is svnadmin trying to find format in the root directory and not
just
> backing up each repository?

svnadmin hotcopy wants to be pointed at an actual repository
directory, not a directory which contains repositories.

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