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Re: Trouble With Dates

From: Hilco Wijbenga <hilco.wijbenga_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-05-04 18:43:21 CEST

On 5/2/07, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b@ryandesign.com> wrote:
> On May 2, 2007, at 18:37, Hilco Wijbenga wrote:
> Do you mean, you imported your CVS repository into your existing
> Subversion repository? Or was the Subversion repository empty when
> you imported into it?

Yep, into an existing repository.

> If there was already something in the Subversion repository, then
> that means that all your revisions proceed chronologically to the
> point when you imported your CVS repository, at which point, time
> goes backward, then forward again. This messes up the ability of
> Subversion to identify revisions by date. And there isn't really a
> solution. You can use the date feature to find revisions created from
> now on, but not earlier revisions (reliably).

Would it be possible to dump the various projects (there's 3 + the new
one) and somehow rearrange the commits and load it back into a (clean)

Does the dump file store references to revision numbers? Would that
pretty much prevent me from "fixing" the revision/date links?


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