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Re: svn dump and load not preserving all files

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 15:26:15 -0500

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 15:21, Jeremy Conlin <jlconlin_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

Depends on what filesystem(s) you're using.

>>
>> -----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 21:26:50 CET

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