Name

svnsync synchronize (sync) — Transfer all pending revisions from the source repository to the mirror repository.

Synopsis

svnsync synchronize DEST_URL [SOURCE_URL]

Description

The svnsync synchronize command does all the heavy lifting of a repository mirroring operation. After consulting with the mirror repository to see which revisions have already been copied into it, it then begins to copy any not-yet-mirrored revisions from the source repository.

svnsync synchronize can be gracefully canceled and restarted.

When SOURCE_URL is provided, svnsync will use it as the repository URL which the destination repository is mirroring. Generally, SOURCE_URL will be exactly the same source URL as was used with the svnsync initialize command when the mirror was first set up. You may choose, however, to omit SOURCE_URL, in which case svnsync will consult the mirror repository's records to determine the source URL which should be used.

Warning
Warning

We strongly recommend that you specify the source URL on the command-line, especially when untrusted users have write access to the revision 0 properties which svnsync uses to coordinate its efforts.

Examples

Copy unsynchronized revisions from the source repository to the mirror repository:

$ svnsync synchronize file:///var/svn/repos-mirror \
                      http://svn.example.com/repos
Committed revision 1.
Copied properties for revision 1.
Committed revision 2.
Copied properties for revision 2.
Committed revision 3.
Copied properties for revision 3.
…
Committed revision 45.
Copied properties for revision 45.
Committed revision 46.
Copied properties for revision 46.
Committed revision 47.
Copied properties for revision 47.
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