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Re: svndumpfilter oddities

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-09-28 17:05:31 CEST

Chris Morgan <chmorgan@gmail.com> writes:

> I had a couple of questions. First was whether this minor change was
> correct. I didn't want to be modifying these files by hand and end up
> screwing up the history for the import.

Without seeing the whole dumpfile, one can't say for sure if the
change was correct. I believe the amount of shift you need to apply
to the copyfrom-rev is probably equivalent to the number of prior
revisions dropped by the filtering process.

> I was also wondering whether this is a new issue with svndumpfilter.
> It seems like when renumbering things svndumpfilter shouldn't make a
> revision that refers to either itself or a future transaction, only
> historical ones.

We don't call these "svndumpfilter oddities", we call 'em bugs. It's
not a new bug by any stretch -- it's bitten me many times in the past,
and I think it's issue #1911.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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