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Re: svn.collab.net is now running 1.5.0-alpha2

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Feb 2008 10:24:21 -0800

Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 1:17 PM, Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com> wrote:
>> C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> > NOTE: Everyone will need new working copies after the cutover --
>> > history has been munged. Also, folks who've been using svnsync to
>> > mirror the repositories will need to start anew with fresh mirrors.
>>
>> What do you mean by "history has been munged"?
>
> He is making changes to properties as part of the merge process
> (changing history). We do not have a mechanism for conveying this to
> the working copy (one of the problems svn obliterate would also have
> to solve).
>
> Specifically, as revisions are synched he is:
>
> 1) Ignoring/stripping any svn:mergeinfo properties
>
> 2) Converting any svnmerge properties to svn:mergeinfo properties.

I see, that type of history munging.

Doing the cutover to the new collab.net 1.5 repository should be done with an
'svnadmin upgrade' though, right? Not with a custom svnsync copied repository,
since nobody else will be doing that style of upgrade. This is just a measure
for testing.

Blair

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