[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

bad characters=svnsync failure / svndumptool question

From: J. Norment <jnorment_at_q2software.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 10:42:06 -0500

I'm having difficulties with characters that are sneaking into the repository (file names and directory names) that are causing svnsync to fail because it can't copy the file / directory. In one case, it seems obvious enough, but in another, I can't tell what is in the repo that is causing the failure.

I have found svndumptool, as I saw the word "sanitize", but the definition it provides in the readme leaves me scratching my head:
"Replaces data and/or metadata of a dumpfile with md5 hashes" .... what does that mean? Is this a different kind of 'sanitize' than what I had in mind? If so, is there another way to clean the data so that it can be synced properly? Finally, is there a way to guard against svnsync failing in the future if such characters find their way into the repo at a later date?

------------------------------------------------------
http://subversion.tigris.org/ds/viewMessage.do?dsForumId=1065&dsMessageId=1964896

To unsubscribe from this discussion, e-mail: [users-unsubscribe_at_subversion.tigris.org].
Received on 2009-04-28 17:43:09 CEST

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Users mailing list.