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Re: svndumpfilter --renumber-revs and --drop-empty-revs

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 08:43:28 -0400

Paul Burba wrote:
> Is the --renumber-revs option to svndumpfilter supposed to do anything
> when the --drop-empty-revs option is *not* present?
>
> The help text is a bit vague "--renumber-revs : Renumber revisions
> left after filtering." and the "book" seems to say that it doesn't:
>
> [[[
> --renumber-revs
>
> If empty revisions are dropped (using the --drop-empty-revs option),
> change the revision numbers of the remaining revisions so that there
> are no gaps in the numeric sequence.
> ]]]
>
> I can't see that it should do anything, except maybe renumber a
> partial dump to start at r1. Anyhow, just making sure I got this
> straight.

I'm pretty sure that if --drop-empty-revs is not in use, --renumber-revs
does nothing at all. And I think that's the intent for now, not an oversight.

-- 
C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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