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Re: loading a dump file with revision gaps, possible?

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-08-06 17:14:41 CEST

"Tor Ringstad" <tor.ringstad@tandberg.net> writes:
> With contextual diffs, you have a fair chance of getting something
> useful even if not applied to the exact original. However, after
> reading a bit about the delta format that svn employs, I realize that
> it is very compact and with little redundancy, so I assume losing a
> revision in a dump file made with --deltas would be pretty fatal?

I'm not sure if you were implying otherwise, but just in case:

Note that CVS/RCS do not use contextual diffs either. They use a
minimal diff format that is also fuzziness-intolerant.

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