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Re: svnadmin verify: what does it do?

From: Edmund Wong <ed_at_kdtc.net>
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 15:48:05 +0800

Jason S wrote:
>> It does redo the checksum calculation but it won't check that the revision
>> property files are invalid, so svnadmin dump >/dev/null is the best way to check
>> a repository.
>>
>> Blair
>
> redoes what checksum calculation? what does svnadmin dump >/dev/null do? (I know what "svnadmin dump" does, but why would you redirect it to /dev/null?)
>
Redirecting to /dev/null shows you the progress of the dump without the
actual contents being dumped to stdin, which is what a normal 'svnadmin
dump' would do.

Edmund

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