Subversion notes

From Simson Garfinkel
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File Activities

Make your PDF's binary:

 svn propset svn:mime-type application/pdf *.pdf

Enable the subversion execute bit (so that scripts get checked out with their execute bit set):

 svn ps svn:executable yes filename

Client Activities

If the URL of the repository changed, use this:

  svn switch --relocate http://old/url http://new/url

Directory Activities

Repository Activities

Verify data served in a repository:

  svnadmin verify REPOS_PATH

Backup a repository:

  svnadmin dump REPOS_PATH | gzip -9 > svn.dump.gz

Restore a backup:

  svnadmin create REPOS_PATH
  gunzip -c svn.dump.gz | svnadmin load REPOS_PATH