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Re: Why does 'svnadmin dump' takes up so much space?

From: Felix Saphir <felix.saphir_at_kantarmedia.de>
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 11:40:57 +0200

Am 31.08.2010 11:36, schrieb albert kong:
> My repository now is totally only 70M, has 3000+ revisions, Now I want to
> dump r2647:r2871, So I use such command 'svnadmin dump E:\myrepository -r
> 2647:2871> f:\my1.dump', wait a long time, after it finishes, I check file
> f:\my1.dump, it's already 500M.
> Why does it takes up so much space(more than original repository)?

Because the repository is organized in a clever way, for example cheap
copies etc. You can find a lot information in the documentation.

> Question2: actually r2647:r2871 is the begining and end of a project in the
> repository, but not sequent(Sorry for my poor english, I mean like r2650
> r2651... is not revisions of this project), I just want to dump the data of
> this project, and integrate the dump to another repository, Can I achieve
> that, and How?

Is it in a separate path? Then you want to use svndumpfilter. Please
note that this has nothing to do with TortoiseSVN.



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