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Re: using dump/load for vendor branch

From: Scott Lawrence <slawrence_at_pingtel.com>
Date: 2004-11-03 16:21:57 CET

On Tue, 2004-11-02 at 13:23, Walden Mathews wrote:
> Scott,
> |
> | This would seem to have the advantage that renames and moves in the
> | source repository would be automatically reflected correctly, and all
> | the intermediate states would be visible in the internal repository.
> |
> You may have a problem with operations that are based on
> svn copy, because copies are from objects at a particular revision,
> and that "copy from" revision is encoded in the dump. The
> repository you are playing this into will almost certainly have
> its own revision history, and you will get errors to the effect
> that "object does not exist in that revision".

Thanks for the caution, Walden. It sounds as though I should just plan
to use the conventional method. This does sound to me like it's really
a bug in the 'svnadmin load' in that it isn't distinguishing between the
two revision number spaces (the one in the repository and the one in the
loaded file)... comments from the developers?

Scott Lawrence
Consulting Engineer
Pingtel Corp.   
+1.781.938.5306 x162
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