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Re: [svn 1.3.1] Revision Number changes on import via "svnadmin load"

From: Jeff Smith <jsmith_at_robotronics.com>
Date: 2007-01-27 18:46:12 CET

On Wednesday 24 January 2007 11:45, Matthias Quade wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I'm using svn for quiet a while. Some days ago I had to do my first
> "dump/load". I realised that my rev-nr. changed! So everybody has
> to do a complete new checkout. Is this correct?
> Maybee I schould explain what I want:
> - Curr. rev. is 1337 (takes about 1gig)
> - I have to reduce the repo-size. So I want to wipe out the 1000
> first revs.
> - doing an dump/load from 1000-1337 gives me 337 revs in the new
> repo, but starting with 1!
> - so everybody get's aware of my changes. Thats not good. :-(
> Is there a way to reduce the size, but keep the rev. number?

It seems I've had the opposite problem. I tried to 'compact' unused
revision numbers after removing some paths from the repository using
svndumpfilter, but it keeps these empty revisions as placeholders.

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