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From Leszek Szarlej <leszek.szar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Migrating from 32 to 64 bit
Date Thu, 12 Aug 2010 10:23:58 GMT
Thanks Jon, no more to add , this is what I needed.


On 12 August 2010 10:30, Jon Foster <Jon.Foster@cabot.co.uk> wrote:

>  Hi,
>
> SVN decides if two repositories are "the same" by comparing their UUIDs.
> You can get the Repository UUID from the old repository with "svn info", and
> set it on the new repository with "svnadmin setuuid".
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Jon
>
>  ------------------------------
>  *From:* Leszek Szarlej [mailto:leszek.szarlej@gmail.com]
> *Sent:* 11 August 2010 18:56
> *To:* Edward Ned Harvey; Leszek Szarlej; users@subversion.apache.org
> *Subject:* Re: Migrating from 32 to 64 bit
>
>    Thank you for your answers. Currently I've setup svnsync and I am doing
> test run of synchronizing repositories. I will have a small window to
> migrate repositories. Using the svnsync gives me possibility to do major job
> before the change window and then final sync during the change.
>
> In this step I have some doubts whether users will have possibility to
> relocate their local copies to new repository on new server. The first step
> of sync procedure is to create fresh repository, I am afraid that it will
> have different ID and svn will say “its not the same repository”
>
> I will test it but you are welcome to give me your comments.
>
>
>
> I have about 400 repositories to migrate. Svnsync showed about 60 -70 hours
> to sync all repos.
>
>
>
> Thanks much
>
> Leszek Szarlej
>
>
> On 11 August 2010 15:50, Stefan Sperling <stsp@elego.de> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 09:11:29AM -0400, Edward Ned Harvey wrote:
>> > As far as subversion is concerned, as long as you get it installed,
>> there is
>> > nothing for you to think or care about.
>>
>> It depends on the Subversion repository backend.
>>
>> If the BerkeleyDB backend is used, a dump/load cycle is probably
>> necessery,
>> so just do it to be on the safe side.
>>
>> With repositories using FSFS, there is nothing to worry about.
>>
>> The file "db/fs-type" in a repository tells you which kind of backend
>> the repository is using: "bdb" or "fsfs"
>>
>> Stefan
>>
>
>
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