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Create a SVN Repository, Then Import a SVN Repo Into The New SVN Repo

The below describes creating a SVN repository from a CentOS Linux shell followed by importing a SVN repository dump into the newly created repository. This can be useful for many reasons including moving servers or even just moving the location of an SVN repo.

If you don’t have subversion installed go ahead and do so now. The below command can be issued from the shell of a CentOS Linux server using yum to install subversion.