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Re: svnadmin load error

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-06-07 21:55:16 CEST

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:

> On Fri, Jun 07, 2002 at 01:58:28PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> >...
> > The problem you're seeing (I'll bet) is that your dumpfile was
> > produced by an older version of svnadmin -- it dumped too much data.
> > And now you're trying to load the data with the latest svnadmin that
> > doesn't want to see the data ("whattyamean add this file? it's
> > already there, it was part of the copy!")
> >
> > Build yourself a static r2092 binary of svnadmin, and use *that* to
> > make your dumpfile.
>
> If we branch 2092, then we could also apply fixes in the future to the dump
> code (should they arise).

That's a good idea. In fact, we *already* have a patch for svnadmin's
'undeltify' command that needs to be applied to r2092. It would make
things a lot easier for folks. (It's mentioned in
notes/repos_upgrade_HOWTO.)

Shall I make the branch?

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