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Re: HOWTO: Screw up a repository (svnadmin load repo > svn_dump)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-11-14 17:55:32 CET

Jostein Christoffer Andersen <jostein@josander.net> writes:
> Is it wise to make sure that svnadmin are checking that
> ((! left_side_of_gt_is_dir) && (! right_side_of_gt_is_file)) before
> executing the command?

This is not within svnadmin's power -- it's just getting input from
stdin, it never sees the filename as an argument (the shell sets all
this up).

I think it's a good interface. The (hard-learned) lesson is that when
you have a failure, and your lifeboat is a backup file, the *first*
thing to do is always to make a another copy of that backup.


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Received on Thu Nov 14 18:29:50 2002

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