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Re: [PATCH v2] Add svnrdump

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2010 19:22:08 +0200

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 09:39:46PM +0530, Ramkumar Ramachandra wrote:
> Hi Stefan,
>
> Stefan Sperling writes:
> > svnrdump is something entirely different to svnsync.
> > svnrdump is analogous to 'svnadmin dump', which does not create any
> > svn:sync-* properties itself. It just dumps them if they are already
> > there. So if you dump a repository which was mirrored using svnsync,
> > you will see svn:sync-* properties on r0. If you dump a repository
> > which was not mirrored with svnsync (either it's the original one or
> > a clone created with svnadmin load), then you won't see any svn:sync-*
> > properties.
> >
> > So that's why creating the svn:sync-* revision properties is not
> > svnrdump's business.
>
> That's true, but don't you want resume support sometime? True, we'll
> actually have to read the dumpfile to figure out how many revision
> have been dumped to figure out what to append to it, but still.

Can you explain what you mean by "resume support"?
svnadmin dump has no such feature AFAIK.

In any case, using svnsync-specific meta-data to implement an
svnrdump-specific feature sounds wrong.

Stefan
Received on 2010-07-23 19:22:58 CEST

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