RE: Need advice: svnadmin dump and load between different versions of subversion?
From: Timothy Kallinis <timothyk_at_xandros.com>
Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2009 11:56:09 -0400
Andrey, thanks for the reply. No, I don't believe I can compile svn 1.5 or 1.6 under my current Sarge server. I believe there were issues with Python upgrades. I'll look into it again, but I don't think I can use this solution. I'd rather just upgrade to Lenny instead, but management won't approve this yet.
I guess what I really need to know is whether I should even do the dump, filter and load with the newer svn and run it under the old svn. What sort of problems do you think I can run into? If there's a chance of data corruption then I will just tell management I won't be able to filter out the modules they want removed. I just want to know if it's crazy to try something like this.
----- Original Message -----
Greetings, Timothy Kallinis!
TK> I need to filter out some modules from a fairly large svn repo running under Debian Sarge. The version of subversion is 1.1.4. I am able to perform "svnadmin dump repo", "svnfilter
TK> As a test, I setup a Debian Lenny environment running subversion 1.5.1. I made a backup copy of the svn repo from the Debian sarge environment into the Lenny one and performed the following
TK> svnadmin --pre-1.4-compatible --fs-type fsfs create svn-old-format
TK> This works perfectly fine in my Lenny chroot under svn 1.5.1. Can I now copy the repo I generated into the old Debian Sarge environment and expect svn 1.1.4 to work with it without any data
TK> Although I would dearly love to upgrade the Debian Sarge server to Debian Lenny, I will not be allowed to do this. However, I also need to filter out some modules and the only way that seems to
TK> Subversion is installed from the standard Debian packages. BTW this is a production repo of a large size, about 15 GB.
Can you recompile 1.5 or 1.6 under your working server?
-- WBR, Andrey Repin (anrdaemon_at_freemail.ru) 02.04.2009, <18:17> Sorry for my terrible english... ------------------------------------------------------ http://subversion.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=1065&dsMessageId=1519448 To unsubscribe from this discussion, e-mail: [users-unsubscribe_at_subversion.tigris.org].Received on 2009-04-02 18:03:32 CEST
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