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From Daniel Shahaf <danie...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Advice on migration from 32 bit platform to 64 bit
Date Sun, 21 Oct 2012 21:50:39 GMT
On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 10:58:18PM +0200, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Thorsten Sch?ning wrote on Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 10:35:53 +0200:
> > Guten Tag Ravi Roy,
> > am Sonntag, 21. Oktober 2012 um 10:11 schrieben Sie:
> > 
> > >>> It depends on the Subversion repository backend.
> > >  My repository backend is FSFS.
> > >  So, do you mean I can go ahead safely without worring anything known?
> > 
> > I really don't know, but my quoted answer is form Stefan Sperling, one
> > of the Subversion core developers and if he says you don't have to
> > worry, I wouldn't. :-)
> 
> You should.  Stefan's post was written more than one minor version ago
> (when 1.6.x was the latest release).  The sort of safety/unsafety issues
> discussed in this thread might change between minor versions.
> 

To clarify, I'm only trying to say "Don't blindly trust mailing list posts from
two years ago; they were correct then but might no longer be".

About the specific issue of rsync'ing FSFS repositories: it works in 1.7 if the
repository is not written to (including revprop changes and 'svn lock's) for
the entire duration of the rsync.

> (Now, as it happens, between 1.6 and 1.7 in FSFS they didn't.  But they
> did in 1.5, 1.6, and 1.8.)

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