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Re: use svnadmin to set revision number?

From: Carsten Koch <Carsten.Koch_at_icem.com>
Date: 2006-07-26 03:33:33 CEST

Tom Vaughan wrote:
> we migrated a subversion repository from one machine to another. about a week later, we had a harddrive failure on the new machine. unfortunately we hadn't put the new machine on the backup schedule. so we've lost the changesets since the migration, but that's not a big deal. i have the "canonical" version checked out. but i'm about 50 revision numbers beyond the old repository. what i want to do (other suggestions welcomed) is restore the old repository, check in what i have, and then "add 50" to the repository version number. this way everyone else will be none the wiser, and have to update to my canonical copy before they check-in (assuming they have missed a couple of the most recent check ins). i hope this is clear. so my question is how to "add 50"? i didn't find this in the svn book. thanks much.

just check in 50 trivial changes,
i.e. add an empty file 25 times,
then delete them one by one.

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Received on Wed Jul 26 03:34:52 2006

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