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Re: svnsync

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 22:44:17 +0300

Mark Phippard wrote on Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 10:16:10 -0400:
> On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 10:12 AM, Phil Pinkerton <pcpinkerton_at_gmail.com>wrote:
>
> > A local SVN "expert" tells me svnsync is all I need with regards to
> > moving several (about 2 hundred) repositories from a Unix server to a
> > Linux server even though there are mixed versions of SVN.
> >
> > Some are 1.5x others are 1.6.x (all are FSFS).and the destination
> > server will have
> > 1.6.17 svn installed ( Subversion Edge )
> >
> > Is it possible it is as simple as say doing an SFTP of all the Unix
> > Repositories to the Linux server then running svnsync on each repo ?
> >
> > any one done this successfully I am a bit of a skeptic when a task of
> > this magnitude ids described as being too simple. WE are taking about
> > several repos many well over 4GB
> >
>
> If the existing repositories are FSFS, you could actually just move the
> repositories to the new server and use them. IOW, just copy the repository
> folder to the new server.
>

And make sure /not/ to copy rep-cache.db that way. SQLite doesn't
promise that the resulting db will be valid or consistent.
Received on 2011-07-27 21:45:03 CEST

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