Josh's suggestion only checks that HEAD is identical in both
repositories. Expand his procedure to test every revision between 1
and HEAD, and to check log messages too, and you'll get closer to a
On 29/04/2011, Josh Reynolds <josh.reynolds_at_eku.edu> wrote:
> On 4/29/2011 9:36 AM, Rajnish Kumar Singh wrote:
>> Thank you Andy and Jean for your suggestion.
>> Rajnish K Singh
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Andy Levy [mailto:andy.levy_at_gmail.com]
>> Sent: Friday, April 29, 2011 6:52 PM
>> To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org
>> Subject: Re: some file are missing while migrating the repository in
>> different server.
>> On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 08:57, Rajnish Kumar Singh
>> <Rajnish.K.Singh_at_kpitcummins.com> wrote:
>>> Hello All,
>>> I am migrating 15GB repository from one SVN server(A) to another
>>> Version of both svn server is 1.6.3.
>>> I have used “svnadmin hotcopy” command to migrate the repository.
>>> Every thing seems fine until I go to the properties of both the
>>> These is a difference in size, number of files and number of folders.
>>> On server A, Size=15.5GB, contains: 31751 Files, 414 Folders.
>>> On server B, Size=15.1GB, contains: 24484 Files, 394 Folders.
>>> When I used svnadmin dump and svnadmin load command then the results were
>>> more surprising.
>>> On server B, Size=15.1GB, contains: 24447 Files, 34 Folders.
>>> Every thing seems fine when I access the repository from visual svn
>>> manager, but as the size of the repository is too large to check every
>>> So is there any possibility that some files are missing in the repository
>>> server B.
>> You can run svnadmin verify and fsfsverify.py to check the integrity
>> of your repository.
>> What version of Subversion was your repository on server A first
>> created with? The FSFS back-end has evolved over time, so you will see
>> differences between a legacy (never upgraded) repository and a new one
>> that's been loaded from a dumpfile. Especially if you start packing
>> your sharded directories.
> You can also check out a working copy from the old server, and the new
> server, export both of them to separate locations, and use a utility
> like windiff (http://www.grigsoft.com/download-windiff.htm) to compare
> the two resulting export directories. It will show you if any files are
> missing in either side of the comparison, and which are different.
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