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Re: Upgrading repo without using svnserve

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 09:38:37 +0100

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 08:05:59AM +0000, Richard Boyce wrote:
> This may be a stupid question, but I'm using svn (via TortoiseSVN
> and client 1.16.16) to a file-based repo (i.e. no subversion
> server). When I try to re-integrate a branch, I get "Retrieval of
> merginfo unsupported".
> Searches for this say I need to upgrade the repo with "svnadmin
> --upgrade" - but svnadmin is part of svnserver, which I don't use.
> Do I have to install svnserve (or just svnadmin) to do this (then
> uninstall svnserve if I don't want to continue with it?)

Re-install tortoissvn 1.7.1 and make sure to pick the
'install command line tools' option during install.
This will provide svnadmin in the cmd.exe text console.

Then run 'svnadmin upgrade REPOS_PATH' ('upgrade', not '--upgrade').
Received on 2011-11-10 09:39:26 CET

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