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Re: upgrade from 1.5.4 to 1.6.4

From: Steve Whitson <steven.whitson_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 11:16:14 -0500

Thanks much!

Purple Streak wrote:
> 2009/8/12 Steve Whitson <steven.whitson_at_gmail.com>:
>> My direct question is must I dump and reload, or is svnadmin upgrade
>> sufficient? I understand neither is required, but if I wish to utilize
>> features such as 'packing completed shards' must I dump and reload, or is my
>> 'svnadmin upgrade'ed repositories sufficient for features such as this. My
>> repositories were recreated and reloaded under 1.5.3.
>> I don't see anything that states this with any certainty w/in the book or
>> release notes when upgrading from 1.5.x to 1.6.x. Possibly I overlooked it?
> I believe that just an upgarde will be sufficient to use the packing
> complete shards, however the rep-sharing feature will only work on new
> items commited. If you want to get rep-sharing working over all
> existing data then dump and reload. We did if that helps :)
> Actually what we did was restore a recent backup to a test system,
> then tested a dump-reload upgrade to see what effect it would have.
> The rep-sharing gave us a significant enough saving on disk to warrent
> the downtime on the main repository so we went for it.
> Cheers,
> Purple


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