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Re: some file are missing while migrating the repository in different server.

From: Josh Reynolds <josh.reynolds_at_eku.edu>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2011 14:29:10 -0400

On 4/29/2011 9:36 AM, Rajnish Kumar Singh wrote:
> Thank you Andy and Jean for your suggestion.
>
> Regards,
> Rajnish K Singh
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, April 29, 2011 6:52 PM
> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: some file are missing while migrating the repository in different server.
>
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 08:57, Rajnish Kumar Singh
> <Rajnish.K.Singh_at_kpitcummins.com> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>>
>>
>>
>> I am migrating 15GB repository from one SVN server(A) to another server(B).
>>
>> Version of both svn server is 1.6.3.
>>
>> I have used “svnadmin hotcopy” command to migrate the repository.
>>
>> Every thing seems fine until I go to the properties of both the repository.
>>
>> These is a difference in size, number of files and number of folders.
>>
>> On server A, Size=15.5GB, contains: 31751 Files, 414 Folders.
>>
>> On server B, Size=15.1GB, contains: 24484 Files, 394 Folders.
>>
>>
>>
>> When I used svnadmin dump and svnadmin load command then the results were
>> more surprising.
>>
>> On server B, Size=15.1GB, contains: 24447 Files, 34 Folders.
>>
>>
>>
>> Every thing seems fine when I access the repository from visual svn server
>> manager, but as the size of the repository is too large to check every
>> details.
>>
>> So is there any possibility that some files are missing in the repository on
>> server B.
> You can run svnadmin verify and fsfsverify.py to check the integrity
> of your repository.
>
> What version of Subversion was your repository on server A first
> created with? The FSFS back-end has evolved over time, so you will see
> differences between a legacy (never upgraded) repository and a new one
> that's been loaded from a dumpfile. Especially if you start packing
> your sharded directories.
>

You can also check out a working copy from the old server, and the new
server, export both of them to separate locations, and use a utility
like windiff (http://www.grigsoft.com/download-windiff.htm) to compare
the two resulting export directories. It will show you if any files are
missing in either side of the comparison, and which are different.

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