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Re: Revisions with wrong chronologic order

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-28 10:18:24 CEST

On 3/27/07, Ori Avtalion <oavtal@bezeqint.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have dumped two subversion repositories (with unrelated,
> non-overlapping trees) and then loaded them into a new repository one
> after the other.
> I now have a repository where revisions 1-100 are dated 2005-2007 and
> revisions 101-200 are dated 2005-2007 as well.

The repository at the ASF (apache.org) has the same thing. No problem
at all, but ...

> svn commands work, but is this a healthy, recommended state for a
> repository?
> I haven't tried it yet, but is it possible that running
> "svn up -r {DATE}" will break something?

... the {DATE} thing doesn't work correctly anymore.

> To prevent it, is there a way to merge the two dumps with correctly
> sorted revisions, before loading them into a repository?

Only if you write such a tool. I'm not aware there currently is. (This
isn't impossible though!)



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