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Re: fs dump/restore proposal

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-04-25 01:11:11 CEST

On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 04:08:34PM -0500, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:
> > May I suggest that we not worry too much about reloading into
> > non-empty repositories right now? While it's clear that it can be
> > done, and that no unresolvable issues come up, it may (or may not)
> > be significantly more complex to implement.
> I almost added that we also don't need to dumping revision subranges
> right now, but of course that's so trivial that we might as well get
> it in the first pass. :-)

Right. And loading into a repository with existing data is trivial, and
loading at a specified root is trivial.

Dumping subtrees might get more complicated, though, because of the
referencing issues, so I'd agree with you and punt. Dumping subranges could
be difficult because of the referencing again, so you may need to punt
subranges, too.

In any case: I'm guessing that Ben has more than enough info to move onto
designing a concrete format and start some coding...


Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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