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Re: The case of the disappearing project

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 14:03:57 -0500

On Jun 8, 2009, at 12:18, Gerard Marcel wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 12:10 PM, Mark Phippard wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 12:03 PM, Gerard Marcel wrote:
>>
>>> The log stops at May 1 then that is it. There is no deletion
>>> reference in
>>> the log. Something else may have happened, but I have no idea
>>> what it is.
>>> Is this even possible? Has anyone seen this before?
>>
>> I am guessing you ran the wrong command. You cannot take the option
>> against your WC. You have to run it on the repos URL. Something
>> like
>> this:
>>
>> $ svn log -v -r '{2009-05-01}':'{2009-06-09}' http://
>> svn.collab.net/repos/svn
>>
>> Just replace the URL with the URL to the root of your own repository.
>>
>
> I have been running the command against file:/// on the command
> line. That is not working.

I can't think of a reason why it wouldn't work. If you use "svn log
<URL>" (and if you're using the file:///-based URL to your repository
that should be fine) then you should see the entire log of that part
of the repository. (Log messages relating to other parts of the
repository above the URL you specified will not be shown.)

When you say "the log stops at May 1" do you mean there are no
entries before May 1 or no entries after May 1? If no entries before
May 1, did you on May 1 copy this item, and are you using the --stop-
on-copy option to the svn log command? Some clients such as
TortoiseSVN do so automatically I believe. If you don't want the log
to stop on a copy, don't use the --stop-on-copy option. If no entries
after May 1, then the only way I could imagine that to happen is if
you were in fact running the log operation against a working copy
that had not been updated since May 1, and not on a URL as above.

Have you tried running "svnadmin verify" on the repository to make
sure Subversion at least thinks it's ok?

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