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Re: Recovering repository with multiple missing rev/ files

From: Eiren Smith <eirens_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 13:26:45 -0400

On Jun 15, 2010, at 1:12 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Jun 15, 2010, at 11:36, Eiren Smith wrote:
>>> Working copies do not contain logs; "svn log" always connects to
>>> the repository.
>> Actually, for what it's worth in the current context, SVN has
>> supported local log cacheing for a while. I don't recall which
>> version introduced this feature, maybe 1.5 or 1.6.
> This was new to me. I found a reference to such a feature being
> added to TortoiseSVN in version 1.5:
> http://tortoisesvn.tigris.org/tsvn_1.5_releasenotes.html#log-cache
> But I can't find any mention of this existing in Subversion proper.
> Do you have other information?
> Are your users using TortoiseSVN?
> Even if they are, my understanding of this feature is that it caches
> the properties of each revision (like log message, author, date &
> time). Not sure if it caches the list of files affected by each
> revision too. But it certainly won't cache the actual changes made
> to the files in those revisions; the only file contents you have
> available is the version currently in each working copy.


Yes, my users are using TortoiseSVN. I thought it was an SVN feature
(or SVN lib feature) that TortoiseSVN was simply making use of. But I
could be wrong.

Your understanding of how it works is the same as mine. Unfortunately.

Received on 2010-06-15 19:27:28 CEST

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