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From Bob Archer <Bob.Arc...@amsi.com>
Subject RE: Estimation of repository upgrade
Date Fri, 05 Aug 2011 17:19:50 GMT
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 12:19 PM, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer@amsi.com> wrote:
> >> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 10:58 AM, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer@amsi.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Has anything been done to improve the speed of a load. Last time I
> >> > did it,
> >> when moving from 1.5 to 1.6 it took over 12 hours. And now, two years
> >> later the repo is probably quite a bit bigger (because we stupidly
> >> store binaries in it, I might change that when upgrading to 1.7).
> >>
> >> You can pre-configure by using svnsync to pre-create a new
> >> repository, and replicate relevant configuration files or scripts
> >> manually when ready to switchover. This is what I've used for
> >> migrating between servers that do not have shared back end storage,
> >> especially when updating operating systems and Subversion releases on
> the servers.
> >
> > But, doesn't that change the GUID of the repository thus not allowing a
> relocate switch?
> 
> Until you manually copy over the $repodir/db/uuid file, this is true.
> That's one of the "relevant configuraton files" I referred to.

So, are you saying svnsync will be faster than a dump/load?

I didn't know the guid was stored in a file.

BOb


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