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Re: upgrading old svn version to newer one

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 07:55:31 -0400

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 6:46 AM, st<saloumeh_85_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> we are currently running svn 1.4.2 in our office.
> The repository is the BDB type.
> Everything runs on Linux4.
> i am thinking if it is better to upgrade our current version to latest one to benefit from newer version. Is this reason enough to upgrade?
> Is there any limitation to have newer svn versions with Linux4?

There is no such thing as "Linux4". I assume you mean RHEL 4, or
CentOS 4, or another packaged Linux distribution? In that case, you
should be able to shut down the web service or other access to your
repository, back it up, do a "svnadmin hotcopy" of the repository, and
use the new one as a plug-in replacement.

I like 1.6.x quite a lot. It's begun to try to address the security
failings of Subversion, namely the default storage of user passwords
in clear-text, by at least whinging about it before storing the


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