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Re: Recovering repository with multiple missing rev/ files

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 18:14:26 +0200

On Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 11:49:44AM -0400, Eiren Smith wrote:
> Sir:
> Thanks for your reply. I'll read those references you cited.
> >>
> >>P.S. Other files may also be missing from the revprops/ dir, not
> >>just 7437 -- If I'm willing to lose commit messages, can I live
> >>without some revprops/ files?
> >
> >You should recreate the revprops for all revisions.
> I have emails messages (from SubversionNotify) containing the commit
> comments for six of seven of those revisions. If I can rebuild the
> repository with some revprops/ files missing, I can edit the
> comments later. Will this work?

Sure, that will work. You'll need to do a manual commit of the changes
made in lost revisions, and then tweak the revision properties after the
commit is done. See also the 'svnadmin setrevprop' command, which will
help you to set the revision properties (svn:date, svn:author, and svn:log).

Received on 2010-06-15 18:15:12 CEST

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