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Re: Followup: What Subversion components am I using?

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 00:24:47 +0100

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 05:53:11PM -0500, Eric wrote:
> Here is my problem. I am running a Subversion server using version
> 1.4.2, which is the version that is installed by default with CentOS
> 5.x. For reasons that have nothing to do with performance or
> reliability... it currently hosts almost 14,000 files and I've had
> exactly zero problems with it in the year and a half I've been
> running it on this project..., I am shortly going to be, shall we
> say, strongly encouraged to upgrade to a 1.6.x release like the
> latest stable. I need to do this in a way that's as simple and
> instantaneous as possible to revert back to 1.4.2 if I run into an
> issue.
> I am (as far as I know) using only svnserve and svnadmin, not the
> local svn client or the web interface or anything else. So I'm
> wondering if I can just drop the svnserve out of 1.6.xx in place of
> the one in 1.4.2 and run with that, and put the one from 1.4.2 back
> if I have any problems.

I'd recommend getting subversion 1.6 RPMs from RPMforge.
You'll have an easy way to revert -- just install the 1.4 RPMs if
you really have to (you most likely won't have a reason to go back).
Received on 2011-02-17 00:25:31 CET

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