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Re: Rescuing a repository

From: Patrick Mayweg <mayweg_at_qint.de>
Date: 2004-05-14 14:17:10 CEST

Hi Marc,
Marc Haisenko wrote:

>On Friday 14 May 2004 13:37, Jan Evert van Grootheest wrote:
>
>
>>Marc,
>>
>>You could at least dump the rest of the repository using -r!
>>You'd only lose one revision.
>>
>>-- Jan Evert
>>
>>
>
>Thanks for the idea, you mean like:
>
>svnadmin dump -r 0:335 /export/rescue >dump.0:335
>svnadmin dump -r 337:HEAD /export/rescue >dump.337:HEAD
>
>leaving out 336... but how can I reimport these dumps into a working
>repository again ?
>
>
Not to the same repository. To be able to reimport the second dump into
the same repository, use --incremental flag for the second dump.

>Revision 336 contains three disk images of one of our products specifically
>for three different customers (commit e-mails rule ;-)... so at least leaving
>this revision wouldn't create "holes" in the sources, but still: this would
>be the "everything else failed" method (that is, if it works at all, I don't
>know whether these dumps can be imported back into the repository).
>
>C'ya,
> Marc
>
>
>
When you got everything up again, you should NOT use bdb 4.1. That
version does not work well with subversion.
Patrick

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