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Re: Recovering repository with multiple missing rev/ files

From: Eiren Smith <eirens_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 17:25:57 -0400

On Jun 15, 2010, at 5:02 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Jun 15, 2010, at 15:37, Eiren Smith wrote:
>> I considered doing it the way you described. Unfortunately, most of
>> the seven (7) missing revisions are for binary files (DLLs and
>> DOCs) and so I can't reproduce their variations by hand. And since
>> SVN is storing binary deltas, not entire files, for each commit, I
>> believe I would have to reproduce them perfectly to get this
>> particular solution to work.
>> Any ideas how to get around this or where to go from here?
> Perhaps you can do all the "svnadmin dump" steps. Then use
> svndumptool to filter the problematic files out of all the dumps
> after which a revision of their history was lost. Then you can load
> these dumps in order into a new repository.


Perhaps. Unfortunately, for just one of the seven missing revisions
(rev. 7519), I don't have a record of what files were changed. I think
that will block me unless I can find a tool that will build a
dependency tree/map for me from that revision through to the HEAD.

Any ideas?

Received on 2010-06-15 23:26:41 CEST

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