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Re: Subversion repository file portability

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2010b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Jun 2010 21:11:29 -0500

On Jun 1, 2010, at 17:10, Arindam RayMukherjee wrote:

> I have a personal work environment that involves a windows system and a linux system at two different geographical locations.
> I was thinking of syncing the code bases at these two places by having the svn repository files stored in Cloud storage(dropbox for example).
> This would also act as a fail proof backup of my system.
> My question is that if I create compressed svn repository files on the windows system and try to download and use them on the linux systems will that work?
> Are svn repository file formats independant of the platform?

They are not designed to be. Dumpfiles, on the other hand, are designed to be portable.

Also, consider using svnsync, whose only purpose in life is to synchronize repositories and is thus ideally suited for it.
Received on 2010-06-02 04:12:10 CEST

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