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Re: [PATCH] Issue #4668: Fixing the node key order during svnadmin dump

From: Daniel Shahaf <danielsh_at_apache.org>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2017 05:10:47 +0000

Mark Phippard wrote on Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 17:06:43 -0500:
> On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 4:45 PM, Luke Perkins <lukeperkins_at_epicdgs.us>
> wrote:
> > I completely disagree with this statement. I have nearly 300GB of dump
> > files used as a means of backing up my repositories.
>
> OK, but aren't you moving the goal posts now? You are implying those old
> dump files no longer work or will not load.

Just to this one point: I don't think Luke was implying this, nor do
I think he was moving the goal posts; he had described his "300GB
existing backups" situation earlier. (On the jira ticket, I think)

> That is not true. The only issue is with your own process where you
> diff a dump file. Mike is simply saying you are doing something we
> never claimed should work. The fact that it did for you was just luck
> that may have ran out.

To be clear, I agree that we never promised that cmp(1) would work, even
though it happened to.

Cheers,

Daniel
Received on 2017-01-25 06:14:40 CET

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