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Re: upgraded repository issue

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 15:48:56 -0400

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 15:39, Dolan O'Toole
<dolan.otoole_at_corelogic.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I'm having a strange problem viewing the revision history using the latest
> TortoiseSVN on a repository that was upgraded from SVN 1.2 to 1.5 using the
> standard dump/load mechanism.
>
>
>
> What I did was using svn 1.5.4 windows binaries I dumped revisions 0
> 10,000 of my existing repository, then loaded this dump into an empty svn
> 1.5 repository that was first created using VisualSVN server, then on
> another attempt using the standard svnadmin create.
>
> After the load I could see the history in the new repository using Tortoise.
> It was identical to the original repository. I then checked out a branch,
> made a local change and committed the change. Using TortoiseSVN again to
> look at the history of the branch I would have expected my new change to be
> listed as the latest revision, but it was not. It was only listing the
> revisions that were loaded from the dump file.
>
> I then added a new file to my working copy and committed that. I then tried
> to look at the log file for this new file. Tortoise prompted to work
> offline. If I clicked "Offline for now" then the log lists one revision,
> with an incorrect revision number. If I clicked "Don't go offline" I am
> prompted again to work offline. A second click of "Don't go offline" and an
> error message is displayed along the lines of "File not found: revision 929,
> path '/trunk/somebranch/file.xml'" The revision number shown in that error
> message changes sometimes. I checked the revisions from the error message by
> looking in the history for the repository. The looked identical to the
> original repository that the dump was taken from.
>
> The strange thing is, if I run svn log at the command line or use subclipse
> in eclipse, the revision history is displayed correctly. I have also tried
> the RapidSVN client which worked. Even the Jira subversion plug-in was
> picking up the new revisions as they were tagged with appropriate jira IDs.
>
>
>
> I have tried loading the dump into a FSFS and BDB repository, accessing it
> via http, https, svn and directly using file:// but the problem still
> occurs.
>
> It seems if I load a few revisions, say 500 this problem doesn't occur. The
> 10,000 revisions I loaded was just a test. The actual repository I am
> upgrading has over 30,000 revisions.
>
> I have no problems with using TortoiseSVN 1.5.5 to access my old 1.2
> repository. Could it be something that is happening during the dump loading
> that Tortoise doesn't like?
>
> If anyone has any idea what the problem could be, I would appreciate the
> help. Thanks

http://tortoisesvn.net/node/333

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