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Re: [PATCH][RFC] svnadmin load --ignore-dates

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2014 11:18:06 +0000 (GMT)

Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>> Introduce '--ignore-dates' option for 'svnadmin load',
> [...] However, 'load --ignore-dates' has another use-case: preventing
> the "-r {DATE} doesn't work as intended" syndrome when loading a
> project's history into an existing repository. [...]

Ignoring dates upon load would only *keep* '-r {DATE}' working for the previous history that was in the repo before the load, while *losing* the date history of the newly loaded part.  In some cases that might be useful but it's not a solution to the problem in general.

- Julian
Received on 2014-02-05 12:21:44 CET

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