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Re: --normalize-probs doesn't do its thing

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 11:10:33 -0400

Thorsten Goetzke wrote on Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:40 +00:00:
> Hello,
> I am evaluating a migration for some very old repositories to subversion
> 1.10. These are currently running using subversion 1.7, but where most
> likely created a much older version. I use the binaries provided by wandisco
> svnadmin, version 1.10.3 (r1842928)
> My current migration strategy is to apply a dump load cyrcle using the
> current svnadmin tool
> Seems to work most repositories but for one particualar theres a problem.
> I am using svnadmin load --normalize-props uls/ -F ../uls.txt
> And i get:
> <<< Started new transaction, based on original revision 18083
> * editing path :
> uls/trunk/uls/TestAutomation/UMS_Testmanagement/02_Implementation/java/TestManagementUI
> ...svnadmin: E125005: A property with invalid line ending found in
> dumpstream; consider using --normalize-props while loading.

This error code is specifically caused by an svn:* property whose value
contains a CR byte (0x0D). It could be either a revprop or a versioned
property. In either case, --bypass-prop-validation should allow the
load to proceed (but the invalid data will remain in the history of the
new repository).

(We should make that error message show the name of the property,

> Are there some catches on how to use --normalize-probs?

Note that it's spelled "props" (short for "properties").
Received on 2019-03-26 16:10:54 CET

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