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Re: file permissions bug with svn import?

From: Erik Huelsmann <e.huelsmann_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2004-01-26 19:53:35 CET

Hi Kamin,

> I tried to svn import a large directory that contained a subdirectory
> that was owned by "root". "svn import" stopped printing to the screen

Hmm; I presume you weren't running as root at the time of importing then?

> when it got to that directory, but it kept on checking in data. In
> fact, it never stopped checking in data, and I finally killed the
> process when the repository was taking up about 11Gigs of space. the
> repository when I correctly imported was only 7.1G, so it must have been
> checking in bogus data.
> I guess this is a bug; svn should have failed with an error message. I
> looked for this in the mailing list archives but didn't find it.

May I ask: could you please provide some more information? Such as the
commands you issued to run the import. Did you use 'svn import' or 'cvs2svn.py'?
More helpfull even would be a script to recreate the problem.



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