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Re: svnadmin dump

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-11-22 23:56:16 CET

On Mon, 22 Nov 2004 23:51:43 +0100, Loc Joly
<loic.actarus.joly@wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
>
> In order to backup some data with each commit, I installed a script that
> makes something like
> svnadmin dump --incremental --revision 42 > backupfile

> I was surprised to see that, though I specified an incremental dump, if
> I modify one file in the commit, the whole file is in the resulting
> backup. I expected something more like a patch, that could be much
> smaller. Is there any interrest in dumping the whole file ?

Incremental means something different. What you want is the --deltas
option in Subversion 1.1.

bye,

Erik.

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