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From Daniel Shahaf <...@daniel.shahaf.name>
Subject Re: subversion upgrade from 1.4.6 to 1.7
Date Wed, 21 Sep 2011 12:59:14 GMT
Hyrum K Wright wrote on Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 05:44:33 -0500:
> 2011/9/21 Ulrich Eckhardt <ulrich.eckhardt@dominolaser.com>:
> > Am 21.09.2011 11:00, schrieb Hyrum K Wright:
> > [repository upgrade]
> >>
> >> Since you are moving from 1.4 to 1.7, however, you may want to run
> >> 'svnadmin
> >> upgrade' on the new repositories, to enable new features available
> >> since 1.4.
> >
> > Wait: I was under the impression that this enabled new features _as far as
> > possible_, but that some extensive internal changes (sharding? reverse
> > deltas? something?) actually required a dump/load cycle to make full use of,
> > or am I mistaken?
> 
> You're right: sharding may require a load to enable (though I seem to
> recall a script somewhere would would do it to a live repo).
> 
> Things like packing can be enabled with a simple upgrade of the repository.
> 

Except that sharding is a prerequisite to packing.

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