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Re: Migrate repository to different machine using copy ?

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 19:59:44 -0400

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 19:36, Reuben Budiardja
<techlist_at_pathfinder.phys.utk.edu> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a quick question. I need to migrate repository from an old machine (SVN
> 1.4.3) to new machine (SVN 1.4.2). The new machine has lower version because
> it's the one that comes with the distro (CentOS 5), while in the old machine
> I compiled myself.
> I read about the dump-load way to do migration. But, really, is there anything
> that should prevent me from just doing:
> 1. NFS mount the directory of the old machine to new machine
> 2. Do "cp -a old_repo new_repo"
> I am just curious if I can / can't do that.

Differences in CPU architecture & library versions (Subversion and
dependencies) are the main things that could trip you up. Especially
given that you're going back one minor release, changing
distributions, and going from a self-compiled install to a packaged

Stop the server, dump the repository, and load it into the new server.

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Received on 2008-07-16 02:00:11 CEST

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