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Re: svn dump and load not preserving all files

From: Jeremy Conlin <jlconlin_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 13:21:49 -0700

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 1:05 PM, Thomas Loy <Thomas.Loy_at_cbeyond.net> wrote:
> Which OS?  Some operating systems have file size limits of 4 GB or less.
> Cheers,
> Tom Loy
The original OS was on a Mac, the new OS is some *nix server, probably
Linux. I don't believe either of these have limitations as small as
4GB. Am I wrong?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Conlin [mailto:jlconlin_at_gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2010 3:03 PM
> To: users_at_subversion.apache.org
> Subject: svn dump and load not preserving all files
> I am migrating my repository to a new server.  This requires that I
> dump the original and the create a new repository on the new server
> and use the svnadmin load command to import everything.  I have been
> able to do this for a few of my repositories, but one in particular
> isn't working.  The dump file for this repository is > 9 GB.  The load
> command starts out, but never finishes.  The size of my repository
> gets to 2.1 GB and then it seems to stop even though the svnadmin load
> command is still running.  Eventually (> 24 hours) the command stops
> (finishes) but the size of my repository is only 2.1 GB when it should
> be around 9 GB.  Also, not all of the files have been restored.
> Is there a limit in the size of a dump file that can be used?  I would
> be surprised if that limit were around 9 GB.  I'm sure there are
> repositories that are much larger than that.
> Any ideas on what could be wrong?
> Thanks,
> Jeremy
Received on 2010-01-19 21:22:25 CET

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