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Re: Recovering repository with multiple missing rev/ files

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2010 18:54:45 +0300 (Jerusalem Daylight Time)

Eiren Smith wrote on Sat, 19 Jun 2010 at 18:47 -0000:
> On Jun 19, 2010, at 2:27 AM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > Eiren Smith wrote on Fri, 18 Jun 2010 at 23:50 -0000:
> > > I might also do some fake revisions (to some unrelated dummy
> > > files, I suppose) to keep my revision numbers from shifting.
> > >
> >
> > I'd just do a propset on those same files...
> How would setting properties help preserve version numbering?

Setting versioned properties creates a new revision. (And if by chance
you have a revision that touches one of the sevenrevisions' files and
some other files, it keeps the 'log -v' output identical.)

> > Daniel
> > (btw, if you need help getting that patch done, feel free to ask)
> Thank you very much for your offer, Daniel! I've still got one shot at
> recovering some or all of my seven missing revs/ files from that troubled
> drive and I'm working on it. If my recovery fails, I'll likely take you up on
> your offer.

Good Luck!

> > > /eiren

(taking a quick high-level glance at subversion/libsvn_repos/load.c)
Received on 2010-06-19 17:54:30 CEST

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