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Re: svndumpfilter: Invalid copy source path

From: Carsten Koch <Carsten.Koch_at_icem.com>
Date: 2005-08-17 21:20:40 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
> On Aug 17, 2005, at 10:54 AM, Carsten Koch wrote:
>
>>
>> IMHO, it would be best if some kind soul would fix svndumpfilter.
>
>
> This is the fatal flaw in svndumpfilter. It's been discussed quite a
> bit on the developer list, and most think that only solution is to
> rewrite 'svndumpfilter' to require access to the original repository.
> History simply cannot be filtered by filtering a stream; the filtering
> process sometimes needs random-access to all of the history.

Thanks for the clarification.
I should have thought of that.

> In other words, 'svndumpfilter' needs to die, and the functionality
> needs to be pushed into 'svnadmin dump' directly.

Sounds logical to me.
Are there concrete plans to implement that?

Cheers,

Carsten.

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