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Re: Load/Dump cycle -> different dump files

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-02-28 04:50:13 CET

On Sun, 2005-02-27 at 22:39, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> If I understand the problem, in the past, "svn move" readded existing
> properties to the repository. When using "svnadmin dump --incremental"
> (without --deltas) on such a repository, these readded properties
> appear in the dump file.

Note that "svnadmin dump --incrementals" includes all property values on
a node with any modified properties, even if only some of the properties
have changed.

> But when using the --deltas option (on the
> same repository), one has a "Prop-delta: true" header and the delta
> on the properties is empty, since the properties keep the same value.
> But this is ambiguous: does this mean that some properties have been
> set to the same values or does this mean that these properties haven't
> been changed? Though this means the same thing, the representation in
> the repository isn't the same.

I don't think the representation in the repository is really important.
(Similarly, I don't think the differences in the dump files are
important, since they have the same meaning.)

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