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Re: How does merge-tracking work

From: RoryBecker <RoryBecker_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2008 02:27:46 -0700 (PDT)

Ok I have done some research on dump and load and determined that if
nothing else I should be able to safely dump my live repo and load it
into a new repo in which I can experinment. I will write back with any
results

On Oct 7, 8:45 am, RoryBecker <RoryBec..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I think there was an import process of some kind but my memory is
> > > vague in that area.
>
> > Seehttp://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.5_releasenotes.html#repos-upgrades
>
> > If svnadmin dump/load was not done, or you didn't run the commands in
> > the release notes there, then merge tracking may not work.
>
> ok I have done the "SVNAdmin Upgrade" which apparently worked
> successfully but took mere milliseconds.
>
> I deduce from this that it was already upgraded.
> In any case I copied a new branch and attempted to merge into it from
> the trunk again.
>
> I was met, as each time before, with what appeared to be an attempt to
> process everything since revision 1.
> Each and every file in the entire repository was processed ( added or
> skipped) and I feel that this is unlikely to be correct.
>
> What is a dump/load for and is it likely that my installation of
> VisualSVN did it during it's upgrade?
>
> I'm very wary of messing with my repo without learning what I'm doing
> first.
>
> I have backups but I'm not entirely sure how I would restore them
> other than overwriting what is already there.
>
> Sorry if that seems a little untrusting or paranoid. I do appreciate
> your help
>
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