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RE: can't use load and dump to go from Win2000 -> WinXP ?

From: Mark Baker <mbaker_at_climaxgroup.com>
Date: 2004-08-24 18:18:59 CEST

Blimey, I had no idea Samba even did text-mode transfers. I thought it was
binary all the way...

I'll ensure it's sent as binary (probably by zipping/unzipping) and try

Just when I think Windows Networking can't spring any more surprises on

Many thanks for the quick reply!


> -----Original Message-----
> From: François Beausoleil [mailto:fbeausoleil@ftml.net]
> Sent: 24 August 2004 17:12
> To: Mark Baker
> Cc: 'users@subversion.tigris.org'
> Subject: Re: can't use load and dump to go from Win2000 -> WinXP ?
> Mark Baker wrote:
> > I copied the file between machines using normal windows (samba)
> ^^^^^
> Bingo, that's most probably your problem. Ensure that the dump is
> transferred as a binary stream, and not as a text stream. This will
> preserve line-endings and other binary information.
> Although the SVN dumpfile format looks textual, it is actually a binary
> format.
> Hope that helps !
> François

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