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Re: dump & load

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-01-22 15:57:13 CET

Gustavo Niemeyer <niemeyer@conectiva.com> writes:

> Hello folks,
> I have a small question about "svnadmin load" behavior. Any help will
> be appreciated.
> Suppose I have a repository with 1000 revisions. Then, I "svnadmin
> dump" that repository into two parts of 500 revisions. Even though the
> second part is non-incremental, is it possible to load it over the
> first part and get the same repository with 1000 revisions back?

Not likely. The first dumped revision of your second dumpfile will
look like an "add" of your entire tree -- that's not gonna work out
well, considering that at load-time, you'll be trying to perform adds
of paths that already exist in the repository. You'd basically need
to tweak that first revision (revision 501?) of your second dumpfile
so that it only contains the paths that were actually changed in that

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