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RE: how to catch up when svnsync pc was offline?

From: <Ullrich.Jans_at_elektrobit.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 16:36:40 +0200

Phil Labonte wrote:

> I am using svnsync with subversion version 1.4 (I know it's old).
> The issue is that the pc I was synchronising to went offline for a
> couple days and it is now back online.
> Is there a way for the synchronization to catch up? Or do I
> need to re sync.

You need to re-read http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.5/svn.reposadmin.maint.html#svn.reposadmin.maint.replication

;-)

In a nutshell: the svnsync process will look at the source and the destination, see that it needs to mirror more than one revision and happily mirror all the missing revisions. Problem solved. :-)

Possibly, you might need to unlock the destination repo:

(WATCH OUT: if there is a sync in progress, you might break your destination!)

svn propdel --revprop -r 0 svn:sync-lock <destination-repo-url>

(WATCH OUT: if there is a sync in progress, you might break your destination!)

Cheers,

Ulli

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