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From Phillip Hellewell <>
Subject Re: How to restore a backup?
Date Thu, 12 Jul 2012 17:40:45 GMT
On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 9:36 AM, Phillip Hellewell <> wrote:
> Now let's say my main repository goes down.  I can restore the full
> backup from a week ago, but then how do I "replay" the extra revisions
> from the mirror into it?
> Is svnadmin dump and svnadmin load what I'm looking for?

Ok, based on my tests, it looks like dump / load will work just great
for me, as long as I use --incremental.

> Alternatively, is there a way to "transform" a read-only mirror into a
> normal repository?  (I don't plan on doing this; it's just more for
> curiosity.)

I'm still curious about this one, but if no one knows it's not a big deal.


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