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Re: Migrate CVSNT => SVN on Windows, then move to Linux?

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Tue, 5 Dec 2017 14:07:52 +0100

On 05.12.2017 12:42, Bo Berglund wrote:
> I need to migrate a CVSNT server repository to SVN.
> The CVSNT cvs executable needs to be used in the cvs2svn script in
> order to handle the CVSNT specific peculiarities. So I need to do the
> first step of migration on Windows.
>
> The CVS repository is now about 8 GB in size and some version files
> (the ,v files) are huge since they hold a large number of revisions of
> binary files. Some are 500 Mbytes in size...
>
> When done then I want to move SVN to Linux in order to get away from
> the Windows problems.
> So once I have the SVN repository, how can I move it over to Linux?
> Is there some preferred method?

If your repository isn't being used, just (recursively) copy the
repository directory. The storage format and configuration files are
platform-independent, but of course any hook scripts you have are not.

-- Brane
Received on 2017-12-05 14:07:58 CET

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