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From Johan Corveleyn <>
Subject Re: Change svn:mergeinfo property on an old revision of the repository (history) which has an invalid syntax
Date Fri, 22 Jun 2018 12:32:40 GMT
On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 12:43 PM, Torsten Krah <> wrote:
> Hi,
> unfortunately trying to svnsync a repository i discovered that there is
> an invalid revision in the repository having a wrong svn:mergeinfo
> property, instead of
> 1280-1282 it has 1282-1280
> "Commit rejected because mergeinfo on '/branch' is syntactically
> invalid"
> The client we're using t sync is version 1.9.7. The source server is
> 1.6.17.
> What's the best way to fix only those broken revision? Is there some way
> to fix this property in the history? Or is there some way to fix that on
> the fly? Any suggestions welcome.

I'm not sure how this would have happened (perhaps by manually editing
/ setting the mergeinfo property by the person who made that commit?).

I don't have any experience with this kind of problem, but perhaps
this tool could help you:

It has several features for manipulating / fixing svn dump files.


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