I had a network computer that acted as my SVN server. I would then check in and out to that server from my local machine.
That server box has since been removed and is no longer available.
I do still have a copy of the SVN repo folders files that were used.
Now, I would like to install SVN server on my local machine just to get my files up to date and so that I am able to check out and export without the SVN folders, which is not possible without an SVN server to connect to.
Once I have set up SVN server locally, how do I import the old repositories? I have seen ways to do this with a dump in SVN server, but as I indicated, my problem is that there is no server except the new one I am installing locally.
Am I screwed or can this still be done? I really do not want to lose past history.