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Re: How to compare two repositories?

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 12:52:39 -0500

On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 12:49 PM, Clyde Jones <cjones_at_exelixis.com> wrote:
> Hi
> How would I compare two repositories to get the differences?
> I am upgrading a repository from 1.1.1 to 1.4.6 and I had some problems
> with a file that was checked in with a control character as a name. I
> did incremental dumps (we have ~52000 revisions), fixed the problem file
> and loaded into a new repository.
> That seemed to work well, but I want to compare the entire revision
> history of the two repositories to make sure only the changes I wanted
> are there.
> I tried svnlook tree for both but the order of the files is different so
> that comparison failed.
> Should I just do a dump of all the revisions of both repositories and do
> a diff, or is there a better way? The dump file is ~7GB so that will be
> a long and painful diff.

Could you write the log (verbose) out to a textfile for each
repository and then perform a diff on those?

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