Strange problem with filtering dump files
From: Alfred von Campe <alfred_at_von-campe.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2014 17:05:06 -0400
We have a repo that we want to split up into multiple repos. The strategy to do this is fairly simple:
1. Dump repo using svnadmin dump
This mostly works except for one very bizarre problem. One particular directory I am trying to filter out consistently only gets partially excluded. For example, imagine a subdirectory named foo that contains a few subdirectories and a few dozen source files. I use trunk/foo (and branches/branch1/foo, branches/branch2/foo, etc.) as the paths to exclude, yet the directory foo and *one* of its subdirectories with *some* of its source files are not filtered from the trunk and all branches. I canít figure out whatís different or special about these files.
What is the best way to debug this issue? This is my first time trying to split a repository. In case it matters, we are using Subversion 1.7.5 on the server (svnadmin dump) and I am doing all my testing with a 1.8.10 client.
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