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Re: RE: Help in upgrade to 1.5 and move to new server

From: David Chapman <dcchapman_at_earthlink.net>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 15:18:37 -0700

Gupta, Praful wrote:
> Thanks Ryan ... I had looked at svn sync a little while ago but couldnt go any further since it needs some sort of hooks on the old root as well as the new root, aint that the case? I dont wanna change or rather it would be a process to stop the current server to insert a hook script.
You don't need to add anything or to stop the old repository in order to
run svnsync. That's why it's so nice. Two months ago, I used it to
copy a repository from a host on which I had no access other than
checkout/commit privileges (we didn't have any hook scripts defined, so
I didn't need to worry about copying them). We then brought up the
svnsync copy as the master and shut down the original. Effective
downtime was zero.

    David Chapman         dcchapman_at_earthlink.net
    Chapman Consulting -- San Jose, CA
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