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Re: Problems loading a dumpfile

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2007-05-11 10:07:53 CEST

On May 11, 2007, at 02:27, Peter Herth wrote:

> Thank you, I missed that piece from the documentation, silly me.

No worries; many people come here asking this question. Perhaps the
docs could be more clear.

> Just for the sake of completeness, before I tried to load the dumpfile
> without the --parent-dir option, the layout of the repository
> loaded was
> having /trunk/newmodule and in the repository I was loading into,
> there was
> also a trunk, but without a newmodule directory. Am I right to
> assume, that
> having /trunk in both created a collision preventing loading?
> As I think of it, that would make sense as while svn repositories
> look very much
> like filesystems, both trunks are items with different histories...

Yes, I think that would be why. It's similar to how it is in a
working copy. The dumpfile is trying to do an "svn add" of trunk, but
trunk already exists, so it can't add it.

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