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Re: svn relocate fails due to bad char at end of url_uuid->uuid

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-11-13 19:00:51 CET

On Nov 13, 2007 9:34 AM, John McNelly <john@mcnelly.org> wrote:
> It looks like the issue is not with the Windows command shell "type"
> command, but whether the dumpfile uses LF or CR/LF line endings.
>
> Not being a SVN developer, I have no idea whether this qualifies as a
> bug, and what the ramifications are of changing the code to tolerate
> CR/LF line endings in dumpfiles.
>
> If you choose not to support CR/LFs, perhaps the doc (at
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn.reposadmin.maint.html#svn.reposadmin.maint.replication) should note that if dumpfiles created manually should be saved in UNIX
> format.

See the big red warning box at:

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.4/svn.reposadmin.maint.html#svn.reposadmin.maint.migrate

The dumpfile format is a binary format, not a text format. Changing
newlines in it is no better than randomly adding CR characters to a
compiled program file.

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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