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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: any svn experts out there
Date Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:42:35 GMT
Hi Carol,

I'm cross-posting this to infrastructure where svn experts lurk.


On Jan 19, 2012, at 12:37 PM, Carol Frampton wrote:

> Hi all,
> As you've heard we have the frameworks code staged and ready to go.  We
> would really like to preserve the svn commit history of the files but I
> haven't been able to figure out how to do that.
> I am not a svn server expert although I've learned more than I want to
> know about it this week.  The dump of our svn repository is 72GB with
> 23000+ revisions.  The repository contains source for about 15 different
> projects at Adobe and I would guess each project has many branches like
> Flex.  I don't have access to that machine and that machine, with the 72GB
> dump file, has almost no free disk space so it is hard to do almost
> anything else.  More disk space has been requested but I was told it could
> take days to get more space.
> I had thought I could use use svndumpfilter to filter out the frameworks
> directory in the apache staging branch we created a few weeks ago but I
> realize now that I will just get the change logs up to the apache branch
> creation a few weeks ago which isn't very interesting.
> I then traced the history of the apache branch which I created from the
> 4.y branch and found 4.y was created from the trunk_private branch which
> was created from the hero_private branch which was created from trunk.  So
> there are lots of branches.
> The version history is currently available at
> http://opensource.adobe.com/svn/opensource/flex/sdk/branches/4.y but I
> can't guarantee how long it will be there.
> So the question now is what to do?
> Carol  

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