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On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 09:45, Phil Pinkerton<pcpinkerton_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 9:27 AM, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Please Reply to All so the whole list sees your replies, not just me.
>> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 09:24, Phil Pinkerton<pcpinkerton_at_gmail.com>
>> > On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 09:07, Phil Pinkerton<pcpinkerton_at_gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > I have a client that insists he needs to keep his svn 1.4.2
>> >> > repository,
>> >> > but
>> >> > he wants it moved to a new server that is running svn 1.6.5.
>> >> >
>> >> > Will the load maintain the 1.4.2 version on the 1.6.5 server ?
>> >> svnadmin dump only keeps the data, not the repository format or the
>> >> Subversion libraries themselves.
>> >> svnadmin dump/load will migrate his data to the new server, but it
>> >> will be running Subversion 1.6.5 and have all the latest features,
>> >> like FSFS directory sharding & packing, merge tracking, etc. Unless he
>> >> has a very good reason to stick with 1.4.2 (like a bug in 1.6.5 that
>> >> does not exist in 1.4.2), the upgrade is a good thing.
>> > I agree, however they are afraid the svn tools and plugins they
>> > currently
>> > use will not function on 1.6.5.
>> Those fears are most likely unfounded, unless they're using API
>> functionality that has significantly changed (which shouldn't happen),
>> they went directly to the repository database instead of using the
>> API, or they relied upon buggy behavior which has been fixed.
>> > Another alternative is they have an older test repo that was created as
>> > 1.4.2, then the server was upgraded to 1.6.5. so perhaps there is a way
>> > to
>> > update the the older 1.4.2 repo that resides on the upgraded 1.6.5
>> > server
>> > using the data on the current 1.4.2 server ?
>> I have no idea what you're trying to say here.
> Test Server A Repository was originally created using Subversion 1.4.2
> Prod Server B Repository was originally loaded from a Server A dump (1.4.2)
> Prod Server B Repository was used for six months with Subversion 1.4.2
> Test Server A was upgraded to 1.6.5 ( the Repository was not upgraded )
> They want to test the latest Prod Server B 1.4.2 repo data on the Upgraded
> Test Server A.
> So I need to get 1.4.2 data from B to A
> Any clearer ? sorry for the confusion. and btw thanks for you quick
The dumpfile format allows for the exchange of any repository between
any 1.x version. So yes, you can dump from 1.6.5 and load into 1.4.2.
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Received on 2009-08-28 15:53:30 CEST