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[i asked on Stackoverflow but maybe this forum is more proficient in this matter:]

I had VisualSVN Server running perfectly on a Windows Vista machine, and then now it is to run Windows 7 on that same machine (installed on a new partition).

So now all the source code are in the repository on D: drive (it used to be on C:)

(Windows 7 will be C:, and the Vista will now become D:)

Can we just copy the D:\Repositories over as C:\Repositories, and then install VisualSVN Server on Windows 7 again and let it use C:\Repositories, and then all source code, all history (the diff and comment) will be available again?

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Just to make your day, I tested this on a clone of our development machines, and it worked. All the information about the repository is stored within the file, including all the tags etc.

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You may also be interested in svnadmin hotcopy tool. Check the SVNBook reference: Repository Backup

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