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Re: dump recent/create/load retaining old revision numbers?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-12-07 14:46:35 CET

On Dec 7, 2004, at 1:16 AM, Darren Grant wrote:

> Hi,
> I recently did a couple dump/load cycles to upgrade a repository and
> backup/eliminate very old revisions. Is it possible to load a dump
> file into a new repository so that the original revision numbers are
> retained? My goal is to make these changes with minimal client
> disruption.

Of course, that's the norm. 'svnadmin load' just replays every commit
in the dumpfile into a repository. So if you dump a repository, then
load into an newly created repository (i.e. one that starts out empty),
you end up with exactly the same revision numbers. If you load into a
pre-populated repository, then all the revision numbers will be

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