On 29/09/2007, Andreas Nicolai <Andreas.Nicolai@gmx.net> wrote:
> we recently merged several formerly separate SVN repositories into one
> central repository using the procedure recommended in the SVN book. We
> first dumped out all individual repositories and then imported them using
> the LOAD commend to preserve the history.
> However, since the individual SVN repositories date back several months
> and in some cases years, the revision log charts look corrupted now. Some
> months appear several times etc. Of course, this is due to the fact that
> the revision order does no longer match the order of the commit dates.
> While this is ok, I was wondering whether the statistics dialog could be
> improved to filter the raw revision data until chronological order before
> plotting the data.
> If that is not already a feature request, I would like to work on that. I
> have already some ideas on how to do this efficiently and would like to
> supply a patch for this functionality.
Not sure this is going to work. The log dialog fetches the last 100
revisions from the repository, and then gets more on request. There is
no guarantee that the revisions from the same period in the first
repository you loaded will be in those first 100 revisions.
> However, if someone could point me into the right direction (is there a
> readme/howto somewhere on how to get the current TortoiseSVN sources set
> up and compiled), that would save me quite some time.
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Unfortunately you do need VS.NET2005 to build, it can't be done with free tools.
If you are looking to contribute you might also want to think about
fixing this problem at source, ie a way to import multiple dumpfiles,
interleaving revisions into correct date order. That would be part of
the core subversion project.
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Received on Sun Sep 30 00:12:18 2007