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Re: Verifying Backups

From: Chris Jensen <cjensen_at_edex.com.au>
Date: 2005-06-25 13:15:57 CEST

Hi,
Thanks, to a suggestion that came out of list I'm comparing the result
of svn log -r 1:HEAD for the backup and original. This works nicely, but
doesn't verify that the actual content of the files is ok.

I tried doing
svn diff -r 1:HEAD and comparing the results, however the order that the
files are listed in is not consistant so running diff on the output does
not work.

Is there a way to force subversion to stick to an order? Or is there
another way of going about this?

The only other solution I can see is
svn export
both repositories and do a recursive diff on the results.
I'd prefer not to do this though since I would then need the disk space
for two copies of the repository.
With svn diff I have an output stream which I can just pipe to diff so I
don't actually need the disk space - which is preferable.

Regards
Chris

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