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Re: migrate svn 1.4 to 1.6

From: ankush chadha <ankushchadha2003_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 08:34:41 -0800 (PST)

> > I am planning a migrate/upgrade SVN server that work at

> > windows 2003 server .
> >
> > My current version is 1.4 and I want to migrate to 1.6
> >
> > 1) Should I restart the windows server at the end of the
> > process ? Is it needed?
> As already mentioned, not the server but you will need to restart
> apache
> / avnserve. I would shut them down before hand to make sure that
> you
> can upgrade all the files svn files properly (this is windoze after
> all). If your server never gets rebooted, now might be as good a
> time
> as any!
> > 2) Do anybody have the step by step of a same experience?
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1160761/how-to-upgrade-svn-1-4-
> 4-r251
> 88-to-svn-1-6
> ...is the best out of the first page of search results.
> Remember that upgrading the server is only part of the picture.
> Any new
> repos you create will get all the benefits but existing repos will
> not
> get the full benefits unless you can find the time to do a
> dump/load.

> Not 100% true, you can run svnadmin upgrade on your repositories also. It takes
>much less time. A dump load of our primary repo takes about a day. svnadmin
>upgrade (from 1.5 to 1.6 ran in about 10 mins on our repo.)

> BOb

Also make sure to upgrade all the svn client applications to 1.6 after upgrading
your svn server and the repository to 1.6. There were issues with non recursive
checkouts using some svn client applications.


> You don't have to do this but I would think about it... Remember
> the
> clients too.

Received on 2011-02-18 17:35:23 CET

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