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From Tony Stevenson <pct...@apache.org>
Subject Re: any svn experts out there
Date Thu, 19 Jan 2012 21:05:01 GMT
On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 12:55:19PM -0800, Dave Fisher wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> 
> On Jan 19, 2012, at 12:46 PM, Joe Schaefer wrote:
> 
> > 72GB worth of svn data presents a real problem for us as we only have
> > about 100GBof free disk space available on the svn servers.
> 
> Let's assume that someone has the 72GB. If you look at Carol's email you'll she that
she is attempting to pull only part of that repos.
> 
> So the process would be to extract the proper part of the 72GB repos making the much
smaller one.
> 
> Is there a particular svn dump command that will allow her to extract or replicate the
necessary parts of the Adobe svn tree to make a smaller more manageable repos or dump?

You will need to look at svndumpfilter[1,2,3] - these are additional scripts that allow you
to filter on specific attributes of the data - each has it's own pitfalls - so they need to
be read carefully before using. 


> 
> Thanks,
> Dave
> 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net>
> >> To: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >> Cc: "infrastructure@apache.org Infrastructure" <infrastructure@apache.org>
> >> Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2012 3:42 PM
> >> Subject: Re: any svn experts out there
> >> 
> >> Hi Carol,
> >> 
> >> I'm cross-posting this to infrastructure where svn experts lurk.
> >> 
> >> Regards,
> >> Dave
> >> 
> >> 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  
> >>> 
> >> 
> 

-- 

Cheers,
Tony


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