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Re: Problem Loading Huge Repository

From: Geoff Hoffman <ghoffman_at_cardinalpath.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 16:59:43 -0700

On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 4:05 PM, Bruno Antunes <bema_at_dei.uc.pt> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> As part of the work of my PhD thesis I need to load the ASF Subversion
> repository into my own local repository in order to mine and extract
> information from the repository without overloading the ASF servers.
>
> I have downloaded the repository dump and started loading it into my own
> repository. But the repository is huge (~45GB), and loading it using
> 'svnadmin load' will take me days (~15).
>
> I tried 'svndumpfilter' to filter out some projects but I get the error
> 'svndumpfilter: Unsupported dumpfile version: 3'. I'm using 'svndumpfilter'
> version 1.6.12. Is there any way to overcome this error?
>
> Do you know any faster way to load the dump file or to filter out some
> projects/revisions so I can speed up the process?
>
> Thank you in advance.
>
> Best regards,
> Bruno Antunes

Just a thought... Do you need the revision history or only the current
(head) revision?

Guessing if you do not need the revision history then it will be much
smaller and faster to svn export their-stuff -r HEAD
Received on 2011-06-17 02:00:35 CEST

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