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Re: Update 1.1.4 to 1.5.1

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2009 09:47:27 -0500

On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 09:46, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 09:36, Tony Chamberlain
> <tony.chamberlain_at_lemko.com> wrote:
>> I want to update from 1.1.4 to 1.5.1 (svn) and wonder whether there
>> will be any problem. I want to update just the server. (individual
>> users can update their client machines if they want to). I found conflicting
>> information on the net about updating and wonder whether anyone had
>> any comments? People using the server machine also as a client will
>> have of course both client and server at 1.5.1. People using svn remotely
>> from their machine will have whatever client they already have (almost
>> always 1.1.4).
> As long as you do the upgrade properly, there should be no trouble.
> Since you're using 1.1.4, you're probably running BDB - FSFS became
> the default in 1.2, and this is a good opportunity to make that
> switch.
> 1) Shut down the server process (svnserve or Apache)
> 2) svnadmin dump the repository contents
> 3) Upgrade SVN to 1.5.x. Make sure you remove all traces of 1.1.4.
> 4) Create a new repository directory (move/rename the old one)
> 5) svnadmin load the dumpfile into it.
> 6) Start up the server.
> The fine manual as good instructions too.
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.reposadmin.maint.html#svn.reposadmin.maint.migrate
> The 1.5 release notes too.
> http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.5_releasenotes.html#repos-upgrades

Replying to myself, one last item - you *DO* have a test environment
where you can try on a "throwaway" repository before trying this with
the real server, right?


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