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Re: Question and Suggestion

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2009 07:59:50 -0500

Jan Hendrik wrote:
>>> I want to know the following. I am moving SVN to the new server
>>> since it's taking a while to copy the Data i want to know what other
>>> alternatives i can take to copy SVN to a new location and once it
>>> will be moved what should i do to make it in synch with the current
>>> repository.
>> Have you taken a look at svk? (at svk.bestpractical.com). I think
>> that's what you're looking for; but then again, what you're doing is a
>> short-term whereas the svk setup seems more long term with multiple
>> machines.
> I would rather suggest having a look at svnsync. I have not used it
> personally, but it should keep a mirror of the master/original
> repository in sync in the first place, and AFAICT it is possible to
> convert this read-only mirror later into a full-blown master
> repository. For transfer to a new machine this sounds nice to me
> with little to no downtime (users would have to relocate working
> copies to the new location however) though obvioulsy the mirror
> cannot be tested fully.

There is also pushmi (http://search.cpan.org/dist/Pushmi/lib/Pushmi.pm)
which seems similar to svk but usable with standard subversion clients.

   Les Mikesell
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