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Re: Recovering from bad dump

From: Martin Ellison <m.e_at_acm.org>
Date: 2006-05-14 11:26:03 CEST

I have written a perl script that appears to work for me.

svnadmin load has loaded the results into a new repository which I could
then check out.

Thanks to John Szakmeister for his help in diagnosing the problem.

On 31/03/06, Martin Ellison <martin.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
> I have an svnadmin dump file which is showing checksum errors when I load
> it into a new repository on a new server. Unfortunately, I do not have
> access any more to the original repository and I need to recover to a new
> server. Attempts to recover on a file-by-file basis by hacking the dump file
> are now resulting in "File not found" errors.
> What I need is something to recover as much as possible from the dump
> file, even if it means losing a few files (mainly , I want the text files,
> and all the files that are causing the problems are binaries).
> Is there any way of fixinf this such as a "--force" option on the load or
> a cleanup program that creates a clean dump file?
> --
> Regards,
> Martin
> (m.e@acm.org )


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