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Re: Perforce checksum mismatch error while importing in svn

From: Branko ─îibej <brane_at_apache.org>
Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 13:53:58 +0200

On 23.09.2019 13:20, Kumar, Raushan wrote:
>
> Hi Team,
>
>
> I created a perforce dump using p42svn perl script, it created
> successfully as showing in below screen.
>
> it is created successfully but while importing it on svn server
> showing checksum mismatch error, as showing in below screen.
>

This is obviously a bug in the p42svn script. It's calculating the
checksums incorrectly, and there's not much Subversion can do after the
fact.

Sure, we could add an option to 'svnadmin load' to ignore checksums in
the dump file, but IMO that would be a really silly thing to do, because
the purpose of those checksums is verifying data integrity, and without
that verification one might as well move the repository to /dev/null.

You really should report this to the authors of the p42svn script.

-- Brane
Received on 2019-09-23 13:54:01 CEST

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