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Re: svndumpfilter oddities

From: Chris Morgan <chmorgan_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-28 18:40:16 CEST

I'd love to know more about the format of the dump file so I could
figure out whether this was the case. I couldn't find any
documentation about it on the subversion site.

If the versions were removed why go back as many versions as were removed?

Chris

On 28 Sep 2005 11:37:01 -0400, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net> wrote:
> Chris Morgan <chmorgan@gmail.com> writes:
>
> > Looking at #1911 it does sound just like this bug, "Currently the code
> > does not remap the revised revision for a removed revision to the
> > previous
> > revision,"
> >
> > Given that in rev X it did a copyfrom-rev from X, is it ok for me to
> > change the copyfrom-rev to X - 1?
>
> I don't think that's a safe *general* assumption. Instead, my guess
> is that you need to pay attention to the number of dropped revisions.
> So, if, say, the dumpfilter dropped 4 revisions between 0 and X, you
> would want to patch up your copyfrom-rev to be X-4. But I can't
> substantiate that claim.
>
> --
> C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
> CollabNet <> www.collab.net <> Distributed Development On Demand
>

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