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Re: undo svnadmin pack

From: Andreas Stieger <Andreas.Stieger_at_gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2015 10:53:02 +0100

Eric Johnson wrote:
> Ignacio González (Eliop) wrote:
>> Is there a simple way to undo the effects of an "svnadmin pack" command?
>> If not, is there a complex way?
>> If needed, I can retrieve the individual files that compose the packed
>> file (there is only one), but I don't know what other files I would have
>> to modify (assuming they could be edited somehow)
> Best I can think of is to dump the repo, create a new one to load it into,
> turn off packing on the target repo, and then do the load.

I can only speculate about what issue might require undoing svnadmin pack, but I feel prompted to note the following: Be careful here. Alone due to the effects of representation sharing, and certainly others, there is no guarantee that single revision files are portable between different incarnations of the same revision history. The only portable format/protocols are the dump serialization and the client protocol.

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