From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy_at_gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, February 02, 2009 1:27 PM
To: Ilan Yaniv
Subject: Re: svn upgrade
On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 01:31, Ilan Yaniv <Ilan.Yaniv_at_timetoknow.org>
> Hi Andy,
> I read the documentation.
> As you know svnadmin upgrade - only do the minimum to upgrade the
> From the svnadmin help upgrade:
> As such, the upgrade performs only the minimum amount of work needed
> accomplish this while still maintaining the integrity of the
> It does not guarantee the most optimized repository state as a dump
> subsequent load would.
> I also read the links - also the link that you have sent me.
> We also had a session about this last week, there is this c file:
> svn-populate-node-origins-index, I have no idea how to compile and
> execute it. I thought that there is an exe file that does the same,
> I couldn't find it.
> So I have decided to run dump and then load to the sources - after I
> have finished the upgrade (and it was a successful upgrade - so as you
> can see, I do read my mails and documents).
> The dump went fine, but then the load failed with the following error:
> C:\Program Files\VisualSVN Server\bin>svnadmin load --quiet
> D:\Repositories\dev < D:\Dump\dev.dump
> svnadmin: File already exists: filesystem 'D:/Repositories/dev/db',
> transaction '26662-3', path 'LMS'
> 1) What have I done wrong here?
Is d:\repositories\dev an empty repository that you just created with
svnadmin create? If so, that directory should be empty, and it appears
to not be.
> 2) Is the procedure of dump and load would have saved me compiling the
> file: svn-populate-node-origins-index?
Yes, that's what I was saying in my first reply.
> 3) Is there an exe file for the: svn-populate-node-origins-index?
Again, if you're using the dump/load cycle, it's not needed.
P.S. Please stop top-posting. http://www.caliburn.nl/topposting.html
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, February 02, 2009 3:05 AM
> To: Ilan Yaniv
> Cc: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: svn upgrade
> On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 16:19, Ilan Yaniv <Ilan.Yaniv_at_timetoknow.org>
>> Hi All,
>> I run svnadmin upgrade to SVN version 1.5.5 it completed
>> Now I want to create the indexing.
>> Can I run now svnadmin dump and then svnadmin load?
> Please, please, please read all the documentation before you keep
> using Subversion. I'm pretty sure you've been given the links for it
> before, but I don't think you're taking the time to understand what
> you're reading.
> If you do the dump/load, then running svnadmin upgrade isn't needed.
> And it'll do the indexing for you in that process as well. Since
> you've already done svnadmin upgrade, the best use of your time (after
> re-reading the release notes and manual at least once) is to continue
> with populating the index as is explained at
I've got the exe file, from someone here.
1) Can I run this exe while SVN is up?
2) If so, would it slow the svn users connection with the server?
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