Is there a way to have a local backup of my SVN repository

Hi,

One of the requirement we have is to have backup file for our SVN repositories/ projects locally.

Is there a way, script or other procedure to get our repositories as a dump or any other way into out local server on schedule like cron job?

This requirement may apply to both SVN and Jira, but I more conserned about SVN for now.

Thanks

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Yes, you can create a backup using 'svnsync' as per these instructions. Ensure that the user account you use to perform the svnsync has permission to read the full repository.

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Maybe it can be helpful for you, there is a way to merge repositories so maybe you can include your old repository in the jira repository under your jusra project folder by matching trunk, branch and tag.

http://geekswithblogs.net/kariemali/archive/2009/06/02/how-to-merge-two-svn-repositories.aspx

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