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RE: Removing empty revisions

From: Geir Engebakken <geir.engebakken_at_edb.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 10:57:18 +0100

Any help on this one please?

I saw some place on the net that a possibility is to write your one program to massage the dump file removing the revisions yourself (and I suppose renumbering at the same time), but this seems a bit hacky to me, surely there would be another way to do this?


From: Geir Engebakken [mailto:geir.engebakken_at_edb.com]
Sent: 12. februar 2009 11:17
To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Removing empty revisions

I have got a dump file that contains about 1000 empty revisions ( with log message "This is an empty revision for padding").

I understand that this comes from dumping a repository and filtering it with dumpfilter. I have not got access to the old repository, but I would like to remove these empty revisions before loading the dump into the repository. I have tried to filter it through svndumpfilter with --drop-empty-revs, but this seems only to work if the dumpfilter is creating empty revisions, and not affecting already empty revisions. Anybody has an idea of how to get rid of these?



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