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Re: backing up repos

From: CompLing Help (David Brodbeck) <linghelp_at_u.washington.edu>
Date: Mon, 19 Oct 2009 11:44:40 -0700

On Oct 17, 2009, at 9:41 PM, David Weintraub wrote:

> However, the svnadmin hotcopy does have an issue: It is hardware/
> software/OS specific. Change one of those, and you cannot use the
> hotcopy'd version of your backup. That's where the svnadmin dump
> comes in. This is a dump of your Subversion repository that can
> easily be loaded into a new Subversion repository without worrying
> about hardware, software, or the OS.

Quick question about this: How specifically hardware dependent is
it? Am I likely to run into problems moving between machines of the
same architecture but different CPU generations? Or is this an
endianness issue, or a 32 bit vs. 64 bit one?

CompLing Help (David Brodbeck)
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