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Re: Adding existing repository to new subversion + tortoise

From: Mayuresh Kasture <mayuresh.kasture_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jan 2010 02:31:20 -0500

Sorry for the redundant post. But, I forgot to mention the operating
systems. Old server had Windows Vista and new server has Windows 7.

On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 2:21 AM, Mayuresh Kasture
<mayuresh.kasture_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was using subversion with tortoise few months ago. Then, I had to
> change the server. Hence, I copied svn/repos directory from the server
> as a backup. I don't remember the version of the svn installed on old
> server. What is the best way to get the repository working on new
> server?
> I followed these steps which didn't work,
>> I installed svn 1.4.6 because I guess this was the version installed on the old server. I am not sure though.
>> I skipped the "svnadmin create" command since I have the repository already.
>> Then, I created the service using "sc create svn binpath= "C:\program files\Subversion\bin\svnserve.exe --service -r \"E:\Source Control\svn\repos\"" DisplayName= "Subversion Server" depend= Tcpip start= auto" where "E:\Source Control\svn\repos\" is the old repository.
>> Executed "net start svn"
>> Installed tortoise 1.6.6.
>> Opened TCP Port 3690 through firewall
>> And then, using tortoise, tried to checkout "svn:\\localhost\". I got error "expected FS format 2 found 3"
> Can any body tell me what did I do wrong?
> - Mayuresh
Received on 2010-01-08 08:31:54 CET

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