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Re: use svnadmin to set revision number?

From: Steve Williams <stevewilliams_at_kromestudios.com>
Date: 2006-07-26 03:38:18 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.

It may be rather brute force, but...

for i = 0 to 24
  echo bump >bump.txt
  svn add bump.txt
  svn ci bump.txt -m "Bump"
  svn rm bump.txt
  svn ci bump.txt -m "Bumped"


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