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Re: [PATCH] Add repository UUIDs (fixes issue 1037)

From: mark benedetto king <bking_at_answerfriend.com>
Date: 2002-12-15 23:24:17 CET

On Sun, Dec 15, 2002 at 04:52:23PM +0000, Philip Martin wrote:
> How is this going to work when a repository is dumped/loaded? Should
> a dump/load change the UUID? Should the UUID be dumped? There would
> appear to be cases where we want the loaded repository to have the
> same UUID as the dumped repository, and other cases where they should
> be distinct.

Sounds like we need one or more of the following:

1.) boolean option to dump for whether to include the UUID
2.) boolean option to load for whether to use the UUID
3.) "svnadmin reposid"

(1) and/or (2) should be enough, but I have a feeling at least one user
will accidentally overwrite their repository's UUID, thus invalidating
all WCs. It might be nice to give them (3) to fix that sort of problem.

What would you suggest?


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