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Re: File size limit exceeded when loading a dump file

From: Mark <mark_at_mitsein.net>
Date: 2007-01-12 02:25:14 CET

On 10/31/06, Russ <rsivak@istandfor.com> wrote:
>
> I'm not sure if you can specify a path within the repository when using
> svnadmin dump, but you can always pipe it through svndumpfilter.
>
> Russ
> Sent wirelessly via BlackBerry from T-Mobile.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Shawn Smiley <ssmiley483@yahoo.com>
> Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2006 13:57:57
> To:users@subversion.tigris.org
> Cc:users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Re: File size limit exceeded when loading a dump file
>
> RE: Why not dump subdirectories of your repository so that you get smaller
> dump files?
>
> That's a great idea. I didn't think of it because the docs seem to
> indicate that the svnadmin dump command worked at the repository level
> rather than being able to specify a sub-folder to export.
>
> Would the commands for it be something like:
> svnadmin dump /svn/repo1/project1/trunk > project1.dump
> svnadmin dump /svn/repo1/project1/tags/r1.0.0 > project1-1.0.0.dump
>
> And then to reload:
> svnadmin load /svn/repo1/project1/trunk < project1.dump
> svnadmin load /svn/repo1/project1/tags/r1.0.0 < project1-1.0.0.dump
>
> Is that correct?
>
> Thanks,
> Shawn
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: "o.nash@cs.ucc.ie" <o.nash@cs.ucc.ie>
> To: Shawn Smiley <ssmiley483@yahoo.com>
> Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 4:33:49 PM
> Subject: Re: File size limit exceeded when loading a dump file
>
>
>
> On Tue, 31 Oct 2006, Shawn Smiley wrote:
>
> > Thank you Ryan.
>
> I installed via "apt-get install Subversion" from the official Ubuntu
> repositories.
>
> I'll look into a compile against APR 1.2 rather than using the pre-built
> packages.
>
> Thanks,
> Shawn.
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2006d@ryandesign.com>
> To: Shawn Smiley <ssmiley483@yahoo.com>
> Cc: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 3:12:56 PM
> Subject: Re: File size limit exceeded when loading a dump file
>
> On Oct 31, 2006, at 13:56, Shawn Smiley wrote:
>
> > I'm in the process of migrating my SVN Repositories from a really
> > old server running Windows 2000 and SVN 1.1 to a newer server
> > running Ubuntu 6.10 Server and SVN 1.3 (1.4 packages aren't
> > available yet)
> >
> > For one of my repositories I only want to keep the most recent
> > revision and the various tags that have been defined.So I've done
> > an svnadmin dump -R5237:5237 > repo1.dump
> >
> > This generated a 16GB dump file that I have transferred to the new
> > server.
> >
> > I've created a new SVN 1.3 repository on my Linux server using the
> > default options (svnadmin create /svn/repo1) and started an import
> > of the dump file (svnadmin load /svn/repo1 < repo1.dump)
> >
> > The import runs fine for awhile and then stops with the error "File
> > size limit exceeded".
> >
> > I've seen several messages in the list serv archive and on Google
> > about this indicating that it's a problem with the APR0.9
> > bindings.I've also seen messages indicating that the newer
> > versions of SVN are compiled against APR 1.x so I would thing that
> > this is not quite the same problem.
> >
> > So my questions are:
> > 1. Is SVN 1.3 compiled against the version of APR that has the 2GB
> > limit?
>
> The Subversion team does not distribute any compiled binaries. So,
> what did you compile it against? Or: what unofficial Subversion
> binary did you install? As far as I know, all the unofficial binaries
> available at the download page use APR 0.9. Also, Subversion still
> ships with APR 0.9. If you want APR 1.2, you probably need to build
> it yourself.
>
> > 2. If not, what else could be causing this problem?
> >
> Why not dump subdirectories of your repository so that you get smaller
> dump files?
> --
> Oliver Nash
>
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>
I just hit this issue so this is an old thread, but it is not a matter of
the size of the dumpfile, it is a matter of the size of the files within the
repository, or perhaps the size of a single revision, right?

-- 
Mark
"Blessed is he who finds happiness in his own foolishness, for he will
always be happy."
Received on Fri Jan 12 02:25:35 2007

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