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Re: svndumptool 0.4.0

From: Martin Furter <mf_at_rola.ch>
Date: 2007-04-11 18:35:36 CEST

Jared Silva wrote:
> How mature (read: reliable) is this?

svndumptool has ben around for years and is very stable since version 0.3.

Version 0.4 removes a check for node-kind which makes it a bit less
reliable. But "svndumptool check" and "svnadmin load" both do this check
again so that's no problem.

I recommend running svndumptool check and diff (where applicable) before
loading a modified dumpfile ("svndumptool check -A" is much faster than
"svnadmin load" so almost no time is wasted using it).

eolfix transform-revprop and transform-prop are the only commands which
modifies the data in a dump file. Use them with care and check the

Merge can rename path's and introduce inconsistencies (duplicate nodes or
missing parent directory) but those are found using check (and svnadmin


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