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Re: repository split

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009b_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Jun 2009 00:10:35 -0500

On Jun 26, 2009, at 17:21, Jason Malinowski wrote:

> Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>
>> A subversion dump is a binary file, and editing it with sed is not a
>> good idea. You should use a tool that has been designed to edit
>> dumpfiles, like svndumpfilter or svndumptool.
>
> I would normally agree, but in this case there is no such tool that I
> know of. And sed is (in my opinion) more likely to not munge
> anything as
> compared to doing a find/replace with a text editor. But I believe the
> dumpfile hashes the content of files and props, and thus if sed
> accidentally modifies any of those it will show up when loading. If
> memory serves I tested this to confirm it, but I make no guarantees.

svndumptool's perhaps-not-obviously-named "merge" command should be
able to do this. See the "Moving things around" section under the
"Some tips" section in the readme.

http://svn.borg.ch/svndumptool/0.5.0/README.txt

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