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From Mark Phippard <markp...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Howo to upgrade to svn server version 1.7.1 from 1.5
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2011 15:11:20 GMT
On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 10:09 AM, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer@amsi.com> wrote:

> > On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 3:26 PM, j s <jbluedelta@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.


-- 
Thanks

Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/

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