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Re: Dupe file in repos stops checkout(?)

From: Scott Morgan <blumf_at_blueyonder.co.uk>
Date: 2004-11-23 16:44:57 CET

François Beausoleil wrote:

> Scott Morgan wrote:
>
>> It seems I've commited two copies of resource.h to the repos
>> (different caps) and this is confusing svn. how do I go about
>> resolving this? Delete the offending file and commit, leaving the
>> current revision as a dud? Or is a better approach available?
>
>
> Check the FAQ on Subversion's web site:
> http://subversion.tigris.org/

Thanks for the clue, dump->filter->load fixed it.

http://svnbook.red-bean.com/en/1.0/ch05s03.html#svn-ch-5-sect-3.1.3

Quick synopsis to anybody browsing the archive as the manual's guide is
for *nix systems:

Get dump file of repository
WinNT> svnadmin dump c:\path\to\repos > broken.dmp

Filter offending file, note using 'type' instead of 'cat' on a Windows
box. Should report removal of file when done.
WinNT> type broken.dmp | svndumpfilter exclude path/to/resource.h >
fixed.dmp

Move broken repository out of the way (just in case)
WinNT> move c:\path\to\repos c:\path\to\repos.bak

Recreate repository and load back in the fixed dump file
WinNT> svnadmin create c:\path\to\repos
WinNT> type fixed.dmp | svnadmin load c:\path\to\repos

Scott Morgan

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