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From "Eramo, Mark" <>
Subject RE: New Server because of Crash
Date Tue, 06 Dec 2011 18:42:24 GMT
Check this link out:
It has some useful information.  

When you load the SVN dump file into the new repo, you can pass the --force-uuid  parameter

It should load the uuid from the other repository.


-----Original Message-----
From: K F [] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 06, 2011 1:34 PM
To:; Thorsten Schöning
Subject: Re: New Server because of Crash

--- On Tue, 12/6/11, Thorsten Schöning <> wrote:

> From: Thorsten Schöning <>
> Subject: Re: New Server because of Crash
> To:
> Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2011, 4:19 PM Guten Tag K F, am Dienstag, 
> 6. Dezember 2011 um 16:58 schrieben Sie:
> > The backups were done using svn dump.
> This means you have to manually create each repository and copy all 
> hooks, configurations etc. from the old server. On svnadmin load you 
> have to take special care on using the old uuids for the new 
> repositories or all working copies need to get checked out, I think, 
> not even switch --relocate works anymore.
> > The new server is planned to
> > be named the same. Does that mean the switch wouldn't
> need to be done?
> I think so, if you use the same uuids for your newly created 
> repository as the old ones used.
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
> Thorsten Schöning

How would I get the uuid's. We have the dump, but I believe that is it. Can the uuids be obtained
from them, would it be simpler to just have everyone do a new checkout? 

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