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svnrdump on trunk a lot better than 1.7

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Tue, 09 Apr 2013 05:38:45 +0200

This is not a complaint, just an observation. :)

I spent the last couple days creating a mirror of (part of) the FreeBSD
repository. Since I'm only mirroring a subtree, I couldn't use svnsync;
so I tried "svnrdump dump | svnadmin load".

With 1.7.x tools, about 2/3 of the way through, svnadmin complained
about seeing an unknown field in the dump stream and quit; and svnrdump
then yammered about a broken pipe and promptly crashed with a double-free.

Since I remembered a number of changes in svnrdump and its memory
management on trunk, I continued the mirror (with svnrdump --incremental
-rX:HEAD) with the current trunk tools, and it works like a charm.

Currently at r218383 of FreeBSD's /base/head, with another 50k or so
revisions to go, and a 4 gig sharded FSFSv6 with rep cache.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2013-04-09 05:39:25 CEST

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