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Re: "svnadmin load" and date ordering

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-06-14 16:19:08 CEST

Steve Gardner <Steve.Gardner@npl.co.uk> writes:
> I have used "svnadmin load" to copy a list of commits from
> one repository to another. This means that the updated
> repository no longer has its revision dates in ascending order.

Probably. You should run 'svn log' to check.

> Is this OK? Does Subversion assume that dates are ordered?

It causes a bug in Subversion, whereby -r{DATE} options don't work
right, because they can't use a binary search algorithm to find a
revision corresponding to DATE. Other than that, it shouldn't cause
any horrible problems, though.

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Received on Mon Jun 14 17:43:45 2004

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