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Re: Howo to upgrade to svn server version 1.7.1 from 1.5

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 10:11:20 -0500

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 10:09 AM, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com> wrote:

> > On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 3:26 PM, j s <jbluedelta_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I have apache running and connect to my repo using http. What is the best
> > way to upgrade to latest svn server version? Would gladly appreciate any
> > documentation that helps in upgrading
> >
> > You pretty much just need the new server binaries. You do not need to do
> > anything to your repository. This might be a good opportunity to
> migrate to
> > Subversion Edge, since that gives you a web UI to manage the server and
> get
> > future updates automatically:
> >
> >
> https://ctf.open.collab.net/sf/wiki/do/viewPage/projects.svnedge/wiki/Mig
> > rationPath
> >
> > Since you are using 1.5, you could choose to create a new repository and
> > dump/load your existing repository. This would let you use the new rep-
> > sharing feature which can save some disk space in the repository. It is
> > nothing you need to do right away though. I would recommend upgrading
> > just the server version and then you can always upgrade repositories
> later if
> > you think there is a compelling reason to do so.
> >
> I went with the option of moving to Subversion Edge to get to svn 1.7.x. I
> am still running 1.6 svnserve and 1.7 Edge against the same repos until
> everything is relocated. Once I take the 1.6 server down I didn't see
> anything in the Edge UI to run svnadmin upgrade. Do I just do this from the
> command line? Is it needed? Or should I dump load? My last dump load was
> when moving from 1.5.x to 1.6 but it took a LONG time.

There is no need to run svnadmin upgrade when moving from 1.6 to 1.7. It
would not even do anything as there are no changes in the repository format.

Mark Phippard
Received on 2011-11-07 16:11:54 CET

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