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Re: Final line in revision file longer than 64 characters

From: Vitus Jensen <vjensen_at_warpmail.net>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 00:03:53 +0100

Am Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2008 schrieb Ulrich Eckhardt:
> On Thursday 24 January 2008, Lorenz wrote:
> > have you perhaps created the repository from your workstation and not
> > on the server?

Perhaps, I don't remember.

> > In that case endianness or end-of-line handling my be the cause for
> > your problems.
> >
> > Always create the repository with the svnadmin from the same
> > distribution your svnserve comes from.
> Ahem, are you sure? I was under the assumption that the FSFS format [1]
> was designed to be OS-independent and thus could be copied to any
> machine.

fsfs is the format of the db, checked the format some minutes ago.

I remember that I tried to use the svnserve process first, but failed and
then switched to using file access method. As I used Kubuntu at that time
there may another subversion version be involved: 1.4.0. Perhaps 1.4.0
aren't compatible if one accesses the repository using the file method?

Anyway, the best way to clean up this mess seems to be to setup a new
repositoty. Is the following correct?

* dump at the client (where it is successfull)
* wipe repository
* create a new repository locally at the server
* import the dump locally at the server
* start svnserve process on the server
* use only method "svn:" in the future

Dumps are portable, right?


Vitus Jensen, Hannover, Earth, Milky Way, Universe (current)
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