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From "Dennis Jones" <djo...@grassvalleysoftware.com>
Subject Re: How to solve svnadmin load "File already exists" error?
Date Fri, 19 Aug 2011 17:25:13 GMT

"Stephen Butler" <sbutler@elego.de> wrote in message 
news:E19FC591-322D-4775-8D5F-9BEA8B79131A@elego.de...

>On Aug 19, 2011, at 18:45 , Les Mikesell wrote:
>
>> On 8/19/2011 11:20 AM, Dennis Jones wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>> I would suggest to compare what actually is in that revision in the
>>>> old and new repository. Do they match, or anything differs?
>>>
>>> There is no new repository.  I am trying to create a new, clean 
>>> repository
>>> from the old server (of which I only have remote access).
>>
>> Your new, clean repository should have the contents up to the commit that 
>> failed.

Okay, then I will take a look and report back.


>You could compare the histories of the problematic file (and its parent
>directories) in the two repositories.  I'll bet there's some moves and
>replacements there, as Konstantin suggests.
>
>Does rsvndump support moved/replaced items?  I'm sure it's not
>trivial.

I would assume so.  I believe there are plenty of moves/branches/tags that 
occured prior to the revision where the error occurred.


>> But, it might be easier to use svnsync to do this.
>
>According to the original post, the old repository doesn't support svnsync.

That is correct.  The server is pre 1.4.

- Dennis 




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